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Saturday, March 22, 2008

First Lifetime Achievement Award

Michele Ashman Bell, lovely as a brunette, gave a nice tribute to Jennie Hansen, the first recipient of a Lifetime Achievement Award. We already knew how amazing Jennie is, but she has been involved in politics, winning awards for her work in media, and the list just goes on and on. She's always been someone I've admired, and I'm just getting more and more evidence of my well-placed admiration.

As an LDS novelist, she's one of the most well-known. She's written in many LDS genres, from westerns to suspense to historicals. She reads nearly every LDS novel published, and reviews her favorites on Meridian. She is read by over one million readers. Her opinion is respected by book readers and buyers the world over.

Everyone is on their feet in respect for this incredible woman.

1 comment:

Karlene said...

I knew Jennie's writing portfolio was pretty amazing, but I had no idea! That woman's creds just went on and on and on. Congrats on the award.