Lisa Slabach, Author of Degrees of Love, set in Silicon Valley
Join us for Lisa Slabach’s presentation on “Women's Fiction—what defines the genre and its unique appeal—and techniques for writing deeply emotional content.” Saturday, April 14, 12:30, UOP Library Community Room.
Degrees of Love is Lisa Slabach’s debut novel. She is currently working on her third full-length manuscript and a collection of short stories inspired by her experiences growing up in a small farm community in Washington’s Yakima Valley. In addition to writing, Lisa works for a Fortune 500 Company, leading a sales team in the financial industry. She currently resides in Davis, California with her husband and has two daughters, who are both pursuing careers in film. In her free time, she enjoys drinking wine with friends and cooking in her pink kitchen.
Under the working title Broken, the first chapter of Degrees of Love was published in the Blue Moon Art and Literary Review. Broken won the 2012 Merritt Contest for Women’s Fiction and was awarded Second Place in the Fire and Ice Contest for Women’s Fiction. Prior to publication, Degrees of Love was recognized as a Best Book of 2014 by Kirkus Review. Degrees made its full-length publishing debuted December 2017 and has been nominated for a 2017 Reviewer’s Choice Award by RT Book Reviews.