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Hi Audie,

I hope all is well. I thought you and your audience might be interested in Ronna Wineberg a Former Public Defender and "Psychology Today" blogger's new book  of short stories- Artifacts and Short stories. It explores relationships and pre and post pandemic  effects on it. 

Please let me know if you would be interested in having her as a guest.



new book of short stories by an award-winning author and founding member of a literary journal highlights both the joys and limitations of love, and the coming together and breaking a part of relationships.

Desire, love, marriage, betrayal, divorce, aging, illness, loss, and fresh starts dominate concerns large and small in Artifacts and Other Stories.

The stories portray familiar relationships – between spouses, lovers, parents, and children, and friends. “The book reflects the fluidity of our contemporary world – relationships in flux, the prevalence of divorce, the often-painful side-effects of divorce, the search for love, and the ability to choose and shape the next chapter of one’s life,” says author Ronnie Wineberg about her fourth book.

A former lawyer and blogger for Psychology Today, Wineberg was awarded a prestigious Fellowship in Fiction from the New York Foundation for the Arts.

"A collection of short stories explores marriage, fidelity, restlessness, and desire ...Wineberg is a skilled writer, and this book may well appeal to women facing similar challenges... unquestionably sharp writing."

—Kirkus Reviews

"In these skillfully crafted short stories all accented with crisp wry dialogue…Wineberg does not shy away from life's messes..hums with energy and originality...a reflective collection focused on
--Publishers Weekly BookLife

“Wineberg is a wonderful storyteller.”

--US Review of Books


Ronna Wineberg is an award-winning author of four books, including her newest one, Artifacts and Other Stories, a collection of short stories.

Her latest book was long-listed for the Shelf Unbound Best Indie Book Competition and was a finalist for the Eric Hoffer Book Award. Over the past three decades, her writings have received recognition that incudes being a finalist for Bread Loaf Writers Conference Fellowship, a finalist for Moment Magazine Short Fiction Contest, winner of New River’s Press Many Voices Project Literary Competition, finalist of Willa Cather Prize in Fiction, and winner of Denver Women’s Press Club Story Contest.

She is the founding fiction editor of Bellevue Literary Review, where she served 21 years as its senior fiction editor, and now is their contributing fiction editor. The publication is credited with publishing the early works of Celeste Ng, who went on to become a New York Times best-selling author. Wineberg has also served as the president of Tennessee Writers Alliance and was a member of the program committee for Southern Festival of Books.

Wineberg was awarded a prestigious Fellowship in Fiction from the New York Foundation for the Arts, Fellowship from the Virginia Center for the Creative Arts, Fellowship from Ragdale Foundation, and Scholar in Fiction from the Bread Loaf Writers Conference.

Her work has appeared in numerous literary magazines, including Michigan Quarterly Review, Berkeley Fiction Review, Writers Forum, The South Dakota Review, American Way, Colorado Review, Jewish Women’s Literary Annual, The Tennessean, and Eureka Literary Magazine.

Wineberg’s earlier books include On Bittersweet Place, Nine Facts That Can Change Your Life, and Second Language. She was a regular contributor to the blog of Psychology Today and has appeared on National Public Radio KDSU and WGN Radio in Chicago.

Wineberg is a dynamic guest-speaker and has presented at the AWP Conference, Council of Literary Magazines and Presses, PEN and BRUSH Writing Conference, NYU Summer Intensive Writing Program, Bread Loaf Writers Conference, Sarah Lawrence College, Fordham University, and University of South Florida College of Medicine.

She taught a total of five years, including creative writing at University School of Nashville Evening Classes for Adults, and as an Adjunct Professor in English at New York University.

Wineberg was a legal aide, public defender, and a lawyer in private practice earlier in her career.

Wineberg is a member of PEN and Authors Guild. She was a member of the National Arts club in New York for over a decade. She earned a JD from University of Denver College of Law and a BA with distinction from the University of Michigan. She has also completed several master fiction classes at the 92nd St Y. She has lived in Nashville and Denver, and resides in New York City.