Author Archives: bjwinnz

Late Sonata wins the Viva La Novella Award

My novella Late Sonata has won the Seizure Viva La Novella award. The book will be available soon. The blurb: “Inspired by the structure of a piece by Beethoven, Late Sonata follows musicologist Talia and her novelist husband as they deal with the effects of dementia, revelations of infidelity and the death of their concert pianist son.” https://www.booksandpublishing.com.au/articles/2020/09/17/156749/guineay-walpert-win-2020-viva-la-novella-competition/

Short-listed, Viva La Novella Award

My novella manuscript, Late Sonata, has been shortlisted for the 2020 Seizure Viva La Novella Award. The winners will be announced and their books published in September. The publisher describes my short novel this way: “Inspired by the structure of a piece by Beethoven, Late Sonata follows musicologist Talia and her novelist husband as they deal with the effects of dementia, revelations of infidelity and the death of their concert pianist son. This is a formally sophisticated and emotionally engaging novella.”

http://www.seizureonline.com/content/2020/2/25/viva-la-novella-viii-shortlist