𝑰𝒏𝒉𝒆𝒓𝒊𝒕𝒊𝒏𝒈 𝑶𝒖𝒓 𝑵𝒂𝒎𝒆𝒔 has won Grand Prize in our 2021 North Street Book Prize for self-published books. The book was awarded $5,000, expert marketing consultation, and more.
Writes North Street judge Jendi Reiter: "𝑰𝒏𝒉𝒆𝒓𝒊𝒕𝒊𝒏𝒈 𝑶𝒖𝒓 𝑵𝒂𝒎𝒆𝒔, C. Vargas McPherson's lyrical account of the Spanish Civil War's impact on her family, is subtitled 'An imagined true memoir of Spain's pact of forgetting.' This paradoxical description expresses the dual consciousness of living with traumatic memories that one's society refuses to acknowledge. These fraught political silences are paralleled by personal bereavements that disrupt mother-daughter bonding for two generations."
Read the judges' full comments and an excerpt from the book here!
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