TEXAS AUTHOR RELEASES AWARD WINNING NARRATIVE OF A WOMAN’S PROGRESS IN LATEST HISTORIC NOVEL

March 17 19:16 2017
“Not only are reading and writing important life skills for women, they also give us the voice to tell our unique stories,” says Bernhard.
A Good Girl is the perfect inspiration for Women’s History Month as Author Johnnie Bernhard showcases the growth of Gracey Reiter learning from her grandmother’s hand-written family accounts

Houston, TX – Sharing her latest novel, A Good Girl is how award-winning novelist, Johnnie Bernhard, is doing her part to contribute to Women’s History Month.

Bernhard’s novel follows main character, Gracey Reiter and her story, as she learns from the family history in her grandmother’s account written in their family Bible. In alignment with the Women’s History Month 2017 theme, Honoring Trailblazing Women in Labor and Business, Bernhard strives to inspire women and girls with her story.

“The Literary Arts have a proud history of women authors.”

Education and a work ethic are stepping stones into independence and personal growth for all women. A Good Girl received top ten finalist recognition in the 2015 William Faulkner-William Wisdom Creative Writing Competition. Published by Texas Review Press, it is available on Amazon and in retail bookstores.

Women’s History Month is an annual declared month that highlights the contributions of women to events in history and contemporary society. It is celebrated during March in the United States, the United Kingdom, and Australia. Growing out of a small-town school event in California, Women’s History Month is a celebration of women’s contributions to history, culture and society.

ABOUT JOHNNIE BERNHARD: 

A former AP English teacher and journalist, Johnnie Bernhard’s passion is reading and writing. Her work(s) have appeared in the following publications: University of Michigan Graduate Studies Publications, Heart of Ann Arbor Magazine, Houston Style Magazine, World Oil Magazine, The Suburban Reporter of Houston, The Mississippi Press, University of South Florida Area Health Education Magazine, the international Word Among Us, Southern Writers Magazine, Gulf Coast Writers Association Anthologies, and the Cowbird-NPR production on small town America. Her entry, “The Last Mayberry,” received over 7,500 views, nationally and internationally.

Johnnie received “Equal Runner-Up” in the 2016 Faulkner-Wisdom Creative Writing Competition, Essay Category. Her essay, “Ignorance or Innocence” was judged by bestselling, non-fiction writer and poet Rodger Kamenetz.

Her novel, A Good Girl received top ten finalist recognition in the 2015 William Faulkner-William Wisdom Creative Writing Competition. Published by Texas Review Press, it is available on Amazon and in retail bookstores.

For more about A Good Girl, please visit the author’s web site at: www.johnniebernhardauthor.com

Currently, she is the owner of Bernhard Editorial Services, LLC, where she writes book reviews for Southern Literary Review, www.southernlitreview.com  as well as assists writers in honing their craft.

To schedule an interview or public speaking engagement with Johnnie Bernhard, contact her publicist: 

Sandy Lawrence at 281.989.8892 or by email at: [email protected]

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