in the 2011 International Book Awards for the Women's Lit/Chick Lit Category

Wingate will be interviewed by Brian Felsen, President of BOOKBABY.COM (division of CDBaby.com) and signing her latest novels, DROWNING and SACRIFICE AT SEA at this year's BookExpo America, Table 17, Wednesday, May 25th at 1 p.m.!

"2010 International Book Awards Finalist for BOBBY'S DINER"

Bestselling novelist, Susan Wingate writes young adult romantic fantasy, women's fiction, suspense, mystery and literary fiction. Wingate has written nine novels, five of which have been published with two more scheduled for pubication in 2011.

In 2010, Wingate joined forces with bestselling author Joshua Graham to host the very popular talk radio show DIALOGUE: BETWEEN THE LINES.

"Bobby's Diner" received three finalist awards in the following book competitions:
* 2010 International Best Book Awards,
* 2009 National Best Books Award (USA Book News), and
* 2009 Next Generation Indie Book Awards.

Wingate's pseudonyms include, Myah Lin (literary fiction) and JJ Adams (noir mystery).

As Myah Lin, her novella, "Camouflage" received a Finalist Award and Editor's Choice Award in the 2009 Textnovel Writing Contest. Since then, the novella has obtained agent representation in a foreign market.

A seasoned public speaker, Wingate often presents her popular writing workshops for private groups, conferences, and libraries.

For more information on Susan Wingate's www.susanwingate.com.