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Best of Lists and Awards

2019 International Book Awards

Finalist, Fiction: Cross Genre

2018 IBPA Benjamin Franklin Awards

Silver Medalist, Best New Voice in Fiction

2018 Sarton Women's Book Awards

Finalist, Contemporary Fiction

Unique Erotic Reads of 2018

Culturalist, 9/25/2018

Parade Magazine picks Gina in the Floating World as one of 10 "guilty pleasure romance reads" for Fall 2018

by Ashley Johnson, Parade Magazine (9/19/2018)

What She Reads picks Gina in the Floating World as one of the 7 best suspense reads for Fall 2018

by She Reads Editors (8/27/2018)


Author Shares First Book in Discussion at Gallery

by Kristen Kelleher, Ocean City Sentinel (8/21/2019)

Summary of a book talk I gave at the Great Bay Gallery in Somers Point, NJ in conjunction with my art exhibit inspired by my novel.

Is That All There Is? Reflections of a Debut Novelist

by Belle Brett, Dead Darlings (2/14/2019)

The Stories of Your Life: Ways to Use Autobiography in Fiction

by Belle Brett, Women Writers, Women's Books, 9/25/2018

Belle Brett Shares Why She Writes

She Writes Blog (9/21/2018)

What Belle Brett Reads

She Reads Lists (9/21/2018)

I share five recent novels relating to the theme, voices: lost and found.

Buddying up for Publication: Two Authors are Stronger than One

by Belle Brett and Cheryl Suchors in the Seattle Book Review) (6/29/2018)

Five Months from Publication: Fears about Being Judged


Coming of Age Across the Lifespan

Writers of the World Video Panel

with me, Donna Cameron, Michelle Cox and Stephanie Raffelock 
by Belle Brett, Dead Darlings (5/10/2018)

Six Months until Publication: Tentative Tips from a Debut Novelist

by Belle Brett, Dead Darlings (5/5/2018)

Poet to Poet, Writer to Writer, Interview with me

with Doug Holder, SCATV (2/12/19)

Float on, Interview with me

by Lauren McAloon, Swarthmore College Bulletin (Winter, 2019)

Interview with me about Gina in the Floating World and writing

by Marc Foster, Dead Darlings (9/13/2018)

Somerville Author Belle Brett Uses Her Own Experiences to Craft Coming-of-age Tale

Other Publicity

Belle Brett reads excerpt from "Gina" and discusses the craft of writing sex scenes

In LitSnap: Your Literary Coffee Break (8/8/2018)

My Book Trailer

by Laura Broman, Wicked Local Somerville (also in The Somerville Journal) (7/24/2018)
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