Wren, Alice Longaker’s Debut Children’s Novel, Flies into Local Bookstores
Tragedy and new surroundings combine to deepen Wren's understanding of the world and of herself.
A debut novel by Alice Longaker is making its way into Colorado bookstores. Written for Middle-Grade girls, Wren introduces unique characters and a tale steeped in Ozark regionalism.
Wren, is a coming of age tale set in small town Arkansas. When her mother is diagnosed with stage 4 breast cancer Wren is sent to live with her hippie grandparents in the Ozarks. Tragedy and new surroundings combine to deepen Wren's understanding of the world and of herself.
About the Author: Alice Longaker was born in Lakewood, Colorado, attended schools there, and raised her sons in the same neighborhood. The author now calls the plains of northeastern Colorado home. Her stories, essays, and poems are published in various online and print journals. Writing includes an adaptation of Ernest Hemmingway’s The Old Man and the Sea recently produced at the historic Pioneer Inn on the island of Maui.
“Alice Longaker’s compelling novel Wren poignantly reveals a young girl’s journey toward her future. Set in small-town Arkansas, the novel opens the hearts and thought of readers at any age.” Rick Scheideman, Actor/Director
Copies of Wren are available at all major booksellers, including Black Rose Writing, Amazon, and Barnes & Noble.
Visit www.facebook.com/alicelongakercolorado for contact details, photos, and author bio.
Review copies available upon request
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