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news - 2006

~ September 2006 ~

Thomas Nelson Acquires Integrity Publishers
Thomas Nelson is the largest provider of inspirational books and live events in the world. Integrity Publishers, founded in 2001, is one of the fastest growing companies in the Christian publishing sector. Click here for the press release.

SouthCarolina Magazine Sept/Oct issueSweetgrass Basket Making: The Family Treasure
The September/October issue of SouthCarolina Magazine features an article written by Nicole Seitz about Nakia Wigfall, a Mount Pleasant, SC sweetgrass basket maker, and her family's efforts to continue this unique craft and Gullah/Geechee tradition. Click here to view the article (PDF). Photos by Ken Bowman.

~ August 2006 ~

Author Painting Chosen to Illustrate Book Cover
Integrity Publishers has chosen author Nicole Seitz' painting, Wade in the Water, to illustrate the cover of her debut novel, The Spirit of Sweetgrass. Seitz has a B.A. in Journalism and Mass Communications from UNC-Chapel Hill and B.F.A. in Illustration from Savannah College of Art & Design. Click here to view the book cover or click here to view more of Seitz' artwork.

~ July 2006 ~

Prep Alum Follows Dream to Become a Novelist
Nicole Seitz was featured in an article in the Spring 2006 issue of PREP ALUMNI, the alumni newsletter for Hilton Head Preparatory. Click here to read the article (PDF).

~ May 2006 ~

Nicole Seitz featured in The Jasmine
Nicole was featured in an article by Dorothy McFalls, author of THE MARRIAGE LIST, in the April 2006 issue of The Jasmine, the newsletter of the Lowcountry Romance Writers of America. Click here to read the article (PDF).

~ April 2006 ~

Publishers Marketplace Deals: Fiction: Debut
Nicole Seitz's THE SPIRIT OF SWEETGRASS, about deep Gullah roots, strong family ties, and the magic of Heaven in which an 78-year-old sweetgrass basket weaver, with the help of her dead husband, finally discovers her calling in life and weaves powerful "love baskets" to change the lives of those who visit her roadside stand, to Joey Paul at Integrity Publishers, in a two-book deal, by Mark Gilroy at Mark Gilroy Communications.

Copyright © 2007 Nicole Seitz. All rights reserved.
The Spirit of Sweetgrass Trouble the Water, coming February 2008!