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McConkey, Jess

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Pen Name: Jess McConkey

Comments from the author about writing: Jess McConkey is the alter ego of author Shirley Damsgaard. Not only do the two look remarkably alike, but they share many of the same interests — family, friends, gardening, and of course, writing.

Literary awards received and date received:

  • Midwest Connections Pick, Love Lies Bleeding, 2011

Book Types: Fiction

Audience Types: Adults

Genre: Mystery, Crime

Are you willing to do programs for schools, libraries, or other groups? Yes

If you are willing to do programs, will you charge a fee? Yes

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County: Guthrie

Books By This Author

  • The Widows of Braxton County, William Morrow, NY, 2013.
  • Love Lies Bleeding, William Morrow, NY, 2011.

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