A New York City transplant now living in Seattle, Joyce Yarrow began her writing life jotting down poems on the subway and observing human behavior from every walk of life.
Joyce's published books include:
The Jo Epstein Mystery series:
ASK THE DEAD, Martin Brown Publishers, Kokomo, Indiana, 2005
THE LAST MATRYOSHKA (aka Russian Reckoning), Five Star/Cengage, Nov. 2010
RIVERS RUN BACK, - co-authored with Arindam Roy, Vitasta Publishing, New Delhi, 2015
ZAHARA AND THE LOST BOOKS OF LIGHT, Adelaide Books (NY/Lisbon), Fall of 2020
In addition to authoring novels, Joyce Yarrow is a Pushcart Nominee with short stories and essays that have appeared in Inkwell Journal, Whistling Shade, Descant, Arabesques, Weber: The Contemporary West, and the Los Angeles Review of Books. Yarrow is a member of the Authors Guild and Sisters in Crime and has presented workshops on “The Place of Place in Writing” at conferences in the US and India. Her novel, Russian Reckoning (ask The Last Matryoshka) is a Library Journal “SELF-E” Selection.
Awards and Recognition
- Pushcart Prize nomination from Inkwell Magazine
- Library Journal “SELF-E” Selection awarded to Russian Reckoning