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Ramey Channell

Hometown: Leeds, Alabama Lives in: Leeds, Alabama

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About Ramey Channell

Genres: Fiction, Poetry, Children and Young Adults

Available for: Readings, School Programs, In Person

Bio: Ramey Channell was born and grew up in Leeds, Alabama. She knew from early childhood that she wanted to be a writer and began writing plays, short stories, and poetry. She submitted her first story to a publisher at age 16 and became published at age 19, by National Scholastic Magazine, Scholastic Press.
As an adult, her poetry and short stories have won many awards and have been published by Aura Literary Arts Review, Birmingham Arts Journal, River’s Edge Publishing, Livingston Press, Alabama …Read More Writers Conclave, Alabama State Poetry Society, Well Read Magazine, and others.
Ramey’s adult/YA novels include: Sweet Music on Moonlight Ridge (2010) The Witches of Moonlight Ridge (2016) and The Treasure of Moonlight Ridge (2021). Her children’s picture book for ages 1 – 8 years is Mice from the Planet Zimlac (St. Leonard’s Field 2021) written and illustrated by Ramey. Available in French edition, Les Souriceaux de la Planete Zimlac (2022) translated by Alexandrine Duteil Stebach.

Works: Sweet Music on Moonlight Ridge, Chalet Publishers LLC 2010, and St. Leonard’s Field 2015.
The Witches of Moonlight Ridge, St. Leonard’s Field 2016.
The Treasure of Moonlight Ridge, St. Leonard’s Field 2021.
Mice from the Planet Zimlac, St. Leonard’s …Read More Field 2021
Les Souriceaux de la Planete Zimlac, St. Leonard’s Field 2022
Short stories and poetry published by Rivers Edge Publishing, Aura Literary Arts Review, Livingston Press, Alabama Writers Conclave, Alabama State Poetry Society, Well Read Magazine, Birmingham Arts Review and others.

Awards: Alabama State Poetry Society, 3rd Place Award 2019, First Place “The Black Dress Award” 2019
Alabama Writers Conclave, 1st Place for Fiction, 2nd Place for Fiction, 4th Place for Juvenile Fiction
Alabama State Poetry, 1st Place Award 2018
Alabama …Read More Writers Conclave, 2nd Place for Juvenile Fiction 2016
Barksdale-Maynard Award for Fiction

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