President:                               Brooke Fossey

First Vice President:             John Bartell

Second V.P.:                          Candice Watson

Treasurer:                              Karen Ferrell

Secretary:                               Leslie Lutz

Director of Special Projects:   Stacy Kuhnz

Director of Communications: Tristan Johnson

Conference Chair: Steve Manning

Officer(s) absent:  None


Time meeting called to order:  7:02 pm

Business Reports:      None



Visitors: 3

New Members: 0


Submissions: 1

 Rejections: 1


Acceptances:  4


Johnathan’s short story has been accepted to an Anthology.

Alex Martinez, the German version of The Last Adventure of Constance Verity has come out.

Kara Connoly had her book, No Good Deed, come out this week with Random House.

Seth Braun has gotten a good a corporate gig writing.



Book Signings

  • Kara Connolly



  • Carolyn Rae reminded members they can sign out books in our library for three weeks. They should see her if they have any questions about how to do this.
  • Antonia and Roseanne talked about the 40-year anniversary party on September 9 and encouraged members to buy tickets. Russell Connor will be the emcee. Cost is $30 for members, $35 for nonmembers. The event will be at the Irving Art Center, which has free parking. Tickets are on sale until August 23. Brooke mentioned that the directions are posted on the back bulletin board.


Conference News:   

  • none



Time adjourned: 7:20 p.m.

Total attendance: around 50



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