MARCH 31, 2020 – Blog Talk Radio Show – News of the Day – Host Marsha Casper Cook

Please join Marsha Casper Cook, Jack Remick, and Eleanor Parker Sapia today, March 31, at 4 EST 3CT 2 MT 1 PST.

What’s Happening Now is a new show. They will be discussing the current COVID-19 crisis, writing during the pandemic, and tips on maintaining creativity. Call in to speak with the host at (714) 242-5259.

Be safe out there.

OCTOBER 3, 2019 – Blog Talk Radio Show – Writing the Best Story You Can

Please join Marsha Casper Cook, Michigan Avenue Media, on Thursday, October 3 at 4 EST 3 CST 2MT 1PST when her guests will be Jack Remick and Eleanor Parker Sapia.

Call in to speak with the featured host of Blog Talk Radio, Marsha Casper Cook – (714) 242-5259

Eleanor is the author of the multi-award-winning historical novel, A DECENT WOMAN, published by Winter Goose Publishing. Her debut novel, set in turn of the century Ponce, Puerto Rico, garnered Second Place for Best Latino Focused Fiction Book, English, at the 2017 International Latino Book Award with Latino Literacy Now. The book was awarded an Honorable Mention for Best Historical Fiction, English, at the 2016 International Latino Book Awards with Latino Literacy Now. A Decent Woman was selected as a Book of the Month by Las Comadres and Friends National Latino Book Club in 2015, and Eleanor is featured in the anthology, Latina Authors and Their Muses, edited by Mayra Calvani.

Jack is a celebrated storyteller, a poet, short story writer, and novelist, the author of Gabriela and The Widow–Montaigne Medal Finalist in the Eric Hoffer Award competition. Gabriela and The Widow–BOTYA Finalist. Gabriela and The Widow: Wins “Best Women’s Fiction” Orangeberry Hall of Fame Virtual Expo Satori, Poems, from Coffeetown Press was released on May 1, 2014.

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Eleanor Parker Sapia is excited to meet readers at the 2019 Chocolate Fest & Book Faire in Martinsburg, West Virginia on Saturday, April 27 from 10-4.

You will find Eleanor and copies of her award-winning book, A DECENT WOMAN, at Latte Da Cupcakery on the Square at the intersection of Queen Street and King Street in downtown Martinsburg, WV.

Come on out for the Chocolate Walk, take a chocolate tour at DeFluri’s Fine Chocolates from noon-2 pm, and purchase a signed copy of A DECENT WOMAN. See you there!


Eleanor Parker Sapia, the author of A Decent Woman, is honored to participate in an Author Panel titled, Writing Historical Fiction to Reach/Teach New Audiences, with author Dr. Virginia Sanchez-Korrol, moderated by Vanessa Perez-Rosario, and hosted by Center of Puerto Rican Studies at Hunter College, CUNY. The author event will take place on Thursday, October 11 at the Hunter College faculty dining room on the 8th floor from 6-8 pm.
The two authors will speak about their books using historical fiction to relate the female narrative in 19th century Puerto Rico.


September 2018 BOOK NEWS!

Puerto Rican-born Eleanor Parker Sapia, the author of the multi-award winning novel, A Decent Woman, signed with Winter Goose Publishing in September 2018 to republish her debut novel (with a new book cover!) and to publish her second book, The Laments. She looks forward to working with Jessica Kristie and her team with both books.
A Decent Woman is due to hit the book world again by the end of 2018 in paperback and ebook format. The Laments is scheduled for publication in 2019. Eleanor is grateful for this new opportunity and thanks her readers for their continued support!

Eleanor Parker Sapia is currently writing her second novel, The Laments, set in 1926 Puerto Rico and Isla de Cabras. 


September 9, 2017:


June 9, 2017:

Eleanor’s historical novel, A DECENT WOMAN, was selected as a Finalist for Best Latino Focused Fiction by the judges of the 2017 International Latino Book Award with Latino Literacy Now and Comadres Para Las Americas!

March 1, 2017:

Eleanor will be chatting with novelist/screenwriter and World of Ink host, Marsha Casper Cook, and novelist/short story writer Jack Remick, about telling a good story on March 1, 2017. Please join us!

Saturday, November 19, 2016:

Eleanor is excited and honored to participate in Comite Noviembre’s Puerto Rican Author’s Fifth Annual Book Expo at Eugenio Hostos Community College in the Bronx on November 19, 2016.

Please come out and meet Eleanor and the Puerto Rican authors, artists, and artisans, who will offer their books and works for purchase! Author readings from 4-5 pm. Gracias!

Hostos Center for the Arts & Culture
450 Grand Concourse
Bronx, NY

Saturday, November 12, 2016:

Eleanor will be reading from and signing copies of A DECENT WOMAN at Four Seasons Books in charming Shepherdstown, West Virginia on Saturday, November 12 at 1 pm. Come on out and meet the author!

116 W. German Street, Shepherdstown, WV

September 8-10, 2016:

** Eleanor attended the fabulous 2016 International Latino Book Awards at USC, Dominguez Hills, CA, and garnered an Honorable Mention in the Historical Fiction, English category!

Eleanor sends her warmest thanks to the 200 judges this year and to her loyal readers, who continue to pass the word along to their reader friends! Muchas gracias!**

June 2016:

** A DECENT WOMAN is a Finalist in Latino Literacy Now’s 2016 International Latino Book Awards. **


  • Eleanor’s debut novel, A Decent Woman, is a Finalist for Best Historical Fiction, English in the 2016 International Latino Book Awards.

  • A Decent Woman was Book of the Month with Las Comadres and Friends National Latino Book Club.

April 22-23, 2016 Fourth Annual Chocolate Fest and Book Faire

Mark your calendars! Eleanor is one of many featured authors at 2016 Fourth Annual Chocolate Fest and Book Faire in downtown Martinsburg, West Virginia. She will be signing copies of her book, ‘A Decent Woman’ at Casa Visone Italian Restaurant, 120 N. Queen Street, Martinsburg, WV 25401.

Indulge the mind and the senses at the Fourth Annual Chocolate Fest and Book Faire held in the historic downtown Martinsburg on April 22-23 2016. This event is sponsored by Main Street Martinsburg and Blue Ridge Technical and Community College. On Saturday, April 23th,  come experience a one day chocolate extravaganza held in downtown Martinsburg. Taste some wonderful chocolate, indulge yourself in an array of chocolate creations throughout the businesses in downtown Martinsburg, explore the unique shops and speak with West Virginia authors. The festival features local and out of state authors signing their books within the businesses. There are over 20 businesses preparing a different chocolate item for you to enjoy on the Chocolate Walk.


October 23-24, 2015West Virginia Book Festival

Mark your calendars! Eleanor is a Festival Author at this year’s West Virginia Book Festival happening over two special days in October as part of Charleston’s FestivALL Fall celebration. Be sure to keep an eye on this schedule to make sure you don’t miss anything! The Festival will take place at the Charleston Civic Center, Charleston, West Virginia.


October 2, 2015 – Reading and book signing at La Casa Azul Bookstore, Brooklyn, NY

6-8 pm at La Casa Azul, 143 E. 103rd Street  New York, NY 10029 (212) 426-2626


October 3, 2015 – 3rd Annual Comadres & Compadres Latino Writers Conference

Medgar Evers College, Brooklyn, NY


August 13, 2015 – Let’s Talk About Words with Marsha Casper Cook and Jack Remick

Join Marsha Casper Cook on August 13 at 4PM EST 3PMCST  2PM MT 1PM PST- When she welcomes Jack Remick and Eleanor Parker Sapia. Jack Remick is a poet, short story writer, novelist and a frequent guest on the World Of Ink. He has contributed to the show by bringing wonderful authors to the network and with each visit he is appreciated that much more.

Jack has brought to the network Eleanor Parker Sapia, a Puerto Rican-born novelist, poet, and artist,raised in the United States, Puerto Rico, and Europe. Her life experiences as a counselor,alternative health practitioner, Spanish language social worker, and refugee case worker inspire her passion for writing.

Marsha is a Partner of the World of Ink Network, Award-winning Script Writer, Novelist, Writing Coach, Media Release Specialist, Blog Talk Radio Host and Founder of Michigan Avenue Media. Marsha is the author of 11 published books and 11 feature-length screenplays, a literary agent with 15 years of experience and the host of BTR’s World of Ink Network shows: A Good Story Is a Good Story, and special editions of The World of Ink Network.

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July 27, 2015 – A Decent Woman is the Book of the Month for July 2015 – Las Comadres & Friends Latino Book Club. Register for the teleconference on Monday, July 27 below! I look forward to answering your questions!

May 7, 2015 – A DECENT WOMAN Featured in Historical Novels Review Magazine

Eleanor’s article on the inspiration for A Decent Woman was featured in the May 2015 issue of  Historical Novels Review magazine, a publication of The Historical Novel Society, in the New Voices column.

May 16, 2015, 10 am-6 pm – 6th Annual Gaithersburg Book Festival

Eleanor is participating in this incredible book festival located at the Gaithersburg, Maryland City Hall Grounds.

April 25, 2015 – Chocolate Festival and Book Faire, Martinsburg, West Virginia

Eleanor will be participating in the Book Faire with an author spot at Dolly’s Bake Shoppe on Queen Street. Come out for some great chocolate and meet the authors set up inside and outside of local businesses on Queen Street! Hosted by Main Street Martinsburg.

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