REMARKABLE NAVADA WOMEN & NAVADA WOMEN: REMARKABLE NAVADA WOMEN & NEVER DON’T PAY ATTENTION: THE LIFE STORY OF RODEO PHOTOGRAPHER LOUISE L. SERPA
by Jan Cleere
Jan cleere announces the signing of not one but two book contracts with Globe Pequot Press, now a subsidiary of Rowman & Littlefield Publishers. The publisher is issuing a second edition of Jan’s book, MORE THAN PETTICOATS: REMARKABLE NAVADA WOMEN, which was first published in 2005, with Jan adding several new chapters. The second edition will undergo a name change to NAVADA WOMEN: WOMEN WHO SHAPED HISTORY, 2ND EDITION, and will be released in October 2015.
Jan’s other contract with Globe Pequot is a book she has been working on for the last two years. NEVER DON’T PAY ATTENTION: THE LIFE STORY OF RODEO PHOTOGRAPHER LOUISE L SERPA is also scheduled for released in the fall of 2015. Louise Serpa was an icon on the rodeo circuit. Her amazing story chronicles the life of a New York society woman who ended up out West with her nose buried in the dirt and her eye glued to a camera, loving every minue of becoming the first woman allowed to venture inside the arena and shoot some of the most exciting and incredible photographs of rodeo action. Jan will present Louise’s story at the April 2015 Arizona History Convention.
Taken from THE WRITE WORD, the newsletter of The Society of Southwestern Authors Feb/March 2015