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Aroon, M. B. Gibson’s debut novel, has been awarded the Carrie McCray Literary Award for Novel First Chapter and was a finalist in the Pacific Northwest Writers Association Literary Contest for Historical Fiction. Her first chapter, printed in the anthology, The Petigru Review, was nominated for a Pushcart Prize.
Several short stories and creative nonfiction pieces were published in magazines and anthologies, one which resulted in a second Pushcart Prize nomination. A middle grade story, The Least of These, was honored as a finalist in PNWA’s Children’s Literature category.
M. B. Gibson dedicated over three decades to teaching adolescents everything from literature to mathematics to conflict resolution. She passionately believes in the value and dignity of every human being, which she’s carried from her classroom to the pages of her books.
After raising three headstrong daughters, she lives the quiet life with her husband in rural South Carolina.
Book: Aroon, historical fiction set in 1750s Tipperary
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