top of page
Latest News

Latest News

February 24, 2023

Claire is interviewed for Malibu 90265 Magazine

(Click on image for the interview)

claire w three dogs from interview.webp

September 14, 2022

'Listen to our delightful, informative, entertaining, and all around fun conversation with award winning author Claire Fullerton on tonight's "Rendezvous With A Writer" on LA Talk Radio."

(Click on image for the interview)

Ren w writer 2022-09-16 100734.jpg

September 10, 2022

Claire Fullerton 2022 (1).jpg

November 3, 2021

Watch and listen to Claire read from Mourning Dove. Click on the cover.

Mourning Dove.jpg

September 22, 2021

Listen to Claire talk about writing, inspiration, and Southern culture on Grace Sammon's Storytellers Podcast!

March 7, 2021

Join Claire in conversation with Irish author, Billy O'Callaghan, on The Write Review's Facebook Page at Noon EST. 

Billy O interview.png

February 26, 2021

February 2021:  A Banter That Sings is a finalist in the 2021, Women's National Book Association's contest in the creative nonfiction, flash fiction category.

WNBA Finalist Crop.jpg

November 8, 2020

Little Tea was awarded 1st Place in the Outstanding Literary / General Fiction category by the Independent Authors Network

IAN Badge Second Place 2020.png
Little Tea Final Cover.png

November 8, 2020

Little Tea was awarded 2nd Place in the Independent Authors Network Book of the Year

IAN Badge Second Place 2020.png
Little Tea Final Cover.png

September 5, 2020

2020 Reader's Favorite gave Little Tea the Gold Medal in Southern Fiction

readers favorite.jpg
Little Tea Final Cover.png

September 2, 2020

Little Tea is a finalist in 2020 Kindle Book Review Awards: Literary Fiction

Kindle Book Awards.png
Little Tea Final Cover.png

September 1, 2020

Little Tea is a Finalist in the International Book Awards 

Little Tea Finalist IBA (2).png

August 30, 2020

Little Tea listed in the cultural heritage section of Mississippi Magazine's September edition. 

Mississippi Magazine[4001].jpg

July 22, 2020

Mourning Dove won best book in the Literary Fiction category in the 2020 International Book Awards. 

iba badge.jpg
Cover Mourning Dove .jpg

July 21, 2020

Mourning Dove won First Place in Top Shelf Magazine's 2019 Book Awards for the Coming of Age category 

Top Shelf Book Cover[3345].jpeg

July 11, 2020

Next Generation Indie Book Awards Finalist for Mourning Dove

NGIB Awad badge.png
NGIB Award vase picture.jpg

July 10, 2020

Mourning Dove won the National Indie Excellence Award 2020 in Regional Fiction: Southeast. 

NIFA MD cover award (1).png

May 22, 2020

Summer Reading List 2020

includes Little Tea

Little Tea Final Cover.png

May 1, 2020


Little Tea released today.

Little Tea Final Cover.png

April 9, 2020


Little Tea video

Little Tea Final Cover.png

April 4, 2020

Inside the Emotion of Fiction


Little Tea by Claire Fullerton


February 10, 2020

Little Tea is on the shortlist of The 2020 Chanticleer Reviews Somerset Awards for Contemporary and Literary Fiction. 


January 1, 2020

Claire will be a featured author at The Pulpwood Queens Girlfriend Weekend in Jefferson, Texas,  Jan 16-19.  The Pulpwood Queens is comprised of 765 Book Club Chapters, internationally. Girlfreind Weekend is a celebration of readers, authors, books, and love of reading.



November 9, 2019

Claire's 4th novel, Little Tea, will be released on May 1, 2020 by Firefly Southern Fiction.

Cover Little Tea by Claire Fullerton (2)

October 14, 2019

Claire will be at the Louisiana Book Festival on November 2nd: 9:00 am to 4:00 in Capitol Park, Downtown Baton Rouge. 

Panel Discussion: 12:15 to 1:00 in the Senate Chamber on Shared History: Love, obsession, and the Mystery in Historical Fiction with a book signing afterward from 1:15 to 2:00 in the Barnes and Noble Bookselling tent. 

L1001388 (2).JPG

April 14, 2019

Mourning Dove is in the final judging round for the 2018 International Chanticleer Somerset Awards for Literary Fiction.


Claire will be at the Chanticleer Conference in Bellingham, Washington April 26- 29. 

Chanticleer Semi-finalist.png

March 1, 2019

Mourning Dove won the 2018 Selah Award in the Contemporary Fiction category.


January 19, 2019

The Pulpwood Queens 2019 Girlfriends Weekend: Jefferson, Texas!

With Sue Peterson of Sue's Booking Agency, With author Patti Callahan Henry, With author Bren McClain 

Susan Peterson.jpg
Patti Calahan.jpg
Bren McClain.jpg

September 11, 2018

"I'll be at Novel Book Store in Memphis on Tuesday, September 11 from 6:00 to 7:30 PM."

September 11, 2018

Interview on WREG television, the CBS affiliate in Memphis TN. Marybeth Conley interviews Claire during the morning show Live at 9. To watch the video click on the image and scroll to the video "Author Chat with Claire Fullerton"


August 30, 2018

Claire Fullerton radio interview:

The Writer's Block radio show on  LA Talk Radio with hosts Jim Christina and Bobbi Bell.

August 27, 2018

Claire Fullerton:

Remaining Engaged In Humanity

Phil Treagus of The Reading Lists interviews Claire Fullerton.


The Reading Lists:

Must Read Books For Aspiring Writers

includes Claire Fullerton.

June 29, 2018

Mourning Dove is available in print, Kindle and Audible audiobooks from Amazon.

The audiobook is also available from Apple's iTunes.


Book stores can order the print version from the book distributor Ingram.

Available at Bookstores

April 1, 2018

March Read of the Month:

Dancing to an Irish Reel, by Claire Fullerton - Southern Literary Review

March 11, 2018

"I'm in the recording studio narrating the audiobook for Mourning Dove, which is a Southern family saga set in Memphis, to be released by Firefly Southern Fiction on June 29."

Mourning Dove Headphones.png

October 11, 2017

Claire's novella, Through an Autumn Window, is included as one of four novellas in the book, A Southern Season. The book will be released in November 1, 2018 by Firefly Southern Fiction. Click on cover for preorder link to Amazon.

October 6, 2017

Mourning Dove, to be released in June, 2018 is a semi-finalist in the 2017 Faulkner Society William Wisdom Contest.

September 26, 2017

July 1, 2017

An author visits Como, Mississippi.

March 31, 2017

"Thrilled to report I signed a contract with Firefly Southern Fiction, for my Southern Family Saga, Mourning Dove, which is set in #Memphis. Heart-felt gratitude to my lightning-quick agent, Julie Gwinn, of The Seymour Literary Agency, and to Eva Marie Everson of Firefly Southern Fiction."​

February 24, 2017

Claire Fullerton's Metal Gray is the Runner up in the 2016, Women on Writing's Fall Flash Fiction Contest. This is an altered excerpt (to fit the 750 word limit for Flash Fiction) from Claire's forthcoming novel, Mourning Dove. ​

January 1, 2017

"This was the top viewed Smorgasbord Open House in 2016 for the interview with author Claire Fullerton."

November 2, 2016

A Place in the World

Published on The Dead Mule School of Southern Literature

November 1, 2016

Whistlin' Dixie

Published on The Dead Mule School of Southern Literature

October 2, 2016

Dancing to an Irish Reel - Top Five Finalist in the 2016 Kindle Book Review Awards

September 1, 2016

The Readers' Favorite International 2016 Awards named Dancing to an Irish Reel a finalist in the Cultural Fiction category.

bottom of page