International Thriller Writers
An honorary society of authors, both fiction and nonfiction, who write books broadly classified as thrillers, including such subjects as murder mystery, detective, suspense, horror, supernatural, action, espionage, true crime, war and adventure, among others. It produces The Big Thrill magazine.
Just the Right Book Podcast
A podcast hosted by Roxanne Coady, owner of famous independent bookstore R.J. Julia Booksellers in Madison, CT, that will help you discover new and noteworthy books in all genres and give you unique insights into your favorite authors.
NetGalley is an innovative and easy-to-use online service and connection point for book publishers, reviewers, media, librarians, booksellers, bloggers and educators. NetGalley delivers digital galleys, often called advance reading copies, or ARCs, to professional readers and helps promote new and upcoming titles. Professional readers–reviewers, media, journalists, bloggers, librarians, booksellers and educators — can join and use NetGalley at no cost.
Penguin Publishing Group
The Penguin Publishing Group is the proud publisher of great writers and gifted storytellers, beloved books and eminent works. It is the largest division of Penguin Random House, Inc., and one of the leading trade book publishers in the United States. The imprints making up Penguin Publishing Group include Avery, Berkley, Blue Rider Press, Dutton, Penguin Books, Penguin Classics, The Penguin Press, Plume, Portfolio, G. P. Putnam’s Sons, Riverhead, Sentinel, TarcherPerigee, and Viking Books.
Random House/Signature Views
Provides readers with unique points of view built atop a literary foundation. Creates videos featuring the brightest minds in print.
Romance Writers of America
Romance Writers of America® (RWA) is a nonprofit trade association whose mission is to advance the professional and common business interests of career-focused romance writers through networking and advocacy and by increasing public awareness of the romance genre. RWA works to support the efforts of its members to earn a living, to make a full-time career out of writing romance—or a part-time one that generously supplements their main income.
Tall Poppy Writers
A group of women writers in a variety of genres with all kinds of publishers, connecting with women readers all over the world.
Westport Public Library
Since 1886, devoted to enriching the intellectual and creative lives of the Westport, CT, community. A vibrant community hub where people of all ages come to seek information, gain knowledge, exchange ideas and share experiences. A warm and welcoming destination where individuals read and research, shop the store, meet friends or simply enjoy the camaraderie of being in a shared space. Earned prestigious “Five-Star Library” status in 2013, 2015, 2016 and 2017 from Library Journal.
Women’s Fiction Writers Association (WFWA)
(WFWA) was founded in 2013 as a professional, enriching, supportive and diverse international community for writers of women’s fiction. Now over a thousand members strong, WFWA is the premier organization for women’s fiction. It is a volunteer-run, welcoming community that purposely fosters a climate of inclusion and opportunity. Whether you are an aspiring, debut or multi-published author, WFWA offers resources to help you improve and succeed.
Writer’s Bone Podcast
A podcast to discuss books and some of the two hosts’ other favorite things. Author interviews, works of fiction, and Boneyard discussions along the way.