Writers’ Colony at Dairy Hollow Alumni
The Writers’ Colony at Dairy Hollow (WCDH) provides encouragement, support, and uninterrupted writing time and space in which to focus so writers can produce their best work. We are open to writers of all backgrounds, genres, and levels of experience. It is with great pride that we celebrate the diverse literary work our writers produced in 2020.
Please join us in congratulating the following WCDH alumni on their newly published work and recently received accolades.
February - “Mulligan Runs for Office,” an illustrated children’s book by Lonnie Whitaker.
February - “Back to the Land: Alliance Colony to the Ozarks in Four Generations,” a memoir by Ruth Weinstein.
March – “Boot: A Sorta Novel of Vietnam” by WCDH Board Member and eMerge Acquisitions Editor, Charles L. Templeton.
March – “Gene Everywhere,” biography and autobiography by Talya Tate Boerner.
March - “A Fine Tapestry of Murder,” historical fiction and intrigue by Ann Marti Friedman.
April – “Dying for Dominoes,” humor and mystery by local author Jane Elzey.
April – “Twisted Justice,” a legal thriller by William Bernhardt.
May - “Beloved Comrades,” a tale about a synagogue inventively told through individual short stories by Yermiyahu Ahron Taub.
June - “We are All Starters: A Manifesto to Renew Ourselves and Our Nation,” a by Victor Hwang.
June – “Dazzling Description: Painting the Perfect Picture,” a writing instruction book by William Bernhardt.
July - “Murder in the Maple Woods,” a murder mystery by Claire Ackroyd.
August – “Firsthand Louisiana: Primary Sources in the History of the State,” nonfiction history by Janet Allured et al.
August - “Did I Remember to Tell You?,” a guidebook for dementia family caregivers by Pam Kovacs Johnson.
August – “Judge and Jury,” a legal thriller by William Bernhardt.
September - “Growing up on the Gridiron: Football, Friendship, and the Tragic Life of Owen Thomas,” a biography by Vicki Mayk.
September - “The Greif Eater,” short stories by Deirdre Fagan.
October – “Baggage: Confessions of a Globe-Trotting Hypochondriac,” memoir and environmental essays by Jeremy Hance.
October - “How Time Moves: New and Selected Poems,” by Caryn Mirriam-Goldberg.
November – “Obedience of Bustero: A Canine Fantasia,” a play by Andy Vaught.
November - “Forever 51,” humor and fantasy/occult fiction by Pamela Skjolsvik.
December - “Beyond: A Tale of Discovery on the Other Side of Life,” paranormal fantasy by Eureka Springs writer Ruth Mitchell.
December - “A Muddy Kind of Love,” a chapbook of poetry by Carolyn A. Dahl.
Accolades include the following:
Gary Eldon Peter won the 2020 Acheven Book Prize for Young Adult Fiction for his upcoming 2022 novel The Complicated Calculus (and Cows) of Carl Paulsen
Since opening its doors to writers in 2000, the Writers’ Colony at Dairy Hollow has made a lasting impact on the arts and literary communities providing uninterrupted residency time for writers of all genres, including culinary, composers, and artists, without discrimination. The WCDH has hosted over 1,600 writers from 48 states and 13 countries.