Congratulations to the So You Think You Can Write 2015 Grand Prize Winner!



We are thrilled to announce the winner of So You Think You Can Write 2015,

Lauren D.M. Smith

for her Carina Press entry,

The Emperor’s Arrow

Lauren’s entry stood out for our judges and readers for its strong heroine and compelling fantasy world.

“This is the story that stuck in my head through all of my reading,” said Carina Press Editorial Director Angela James. “[The Emperor’s Arrow] was truly a stand-out entry and I’m excited to get to publish it and see what she writes next!”

Lauren has won a two-book publishing contract with Carina Press and is about to embark on an exciting new stage in her life.


Read The Emperor’s Arrow now!

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Congratulations, Lauren, and welcome to Carina Press and the Harlequin family!

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