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Cornelia Fort, Finalist in IBPA Benjamin Franklin Book Awards!

Cornelia Takes Flight Again! Friends, I gotta brag – again! Cornelia Fort WAFS Pilot: Her Life for Her Country has been named a finalist in the 36th Benjamin Franklin Independent Book Publishers Association (IBPA) competition. The festivities and announcement of winners takes place, April 26, in Denver, Colorado. (Close to home!) I plan to be…

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Libraries Receive Aviation-Inspired Books for Girls in STEM

Thanks to The Gazette for Recognizing This Program Amazing! That’s what these last few weeks have been to me. Any of you who follow my blog posts and biweekly newsletters — or who are in tune with me on Facebook — are somewhat aware of this. And my Colorado Springs friends who take The Gazette…

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‘WASP Pilots’ Series Wins Combs-Gates Award

BRAG TIME! Sarah Wins Second Combs-Gates Award … and my THANKS to the National Aviation Hall of Fame for the honor! The National Aviation Hall of Fame (NAHF) proudly reports that Sarah Byrn Rickman’s two-volume work, “WASP Pilots,”  has earned its author the 17th Annual Combs-Gates Award. The award is presented for projects that reflect an…

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Sarah Wins Aviation Writing Award

Sarah’s Books Win Combs-Gates Aviation Writing Award Tuesday, September 10, lightning — the good kind — struck a second time. I learned that I had won my second Combs-Gates Award, this time for my two most recent books. BJ Erickson: WASP Pilot and Nancy Love: WASP Pilot, the biographies for younger readers 10 and up…

Writing for Young Adults

Nancy Love: WASP Pilot —Debuts May 25th From Sarah Byrn Rickman: My publisher, Filter Press, wishes to announce the publication of my second WASP biography for Young Adults. “May 11, 2019, Palmer Lake, Colorado— Author Sarah Byrn Rickman is a national authority on the Women Airforce Service Pilots (WASP) who flew for the Ferrying Division,…

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