Pamela Binnings Ewen, who has enjoyed a dual career in writing and law, had her latest novel,An Accidental Life, published in August. Her previousnove, Chasing the Wind, builds on the story of her female character in her first novel, Dancing on Glass,published in 2011. She practiced law for 25 years in Houston and is a retired partner in the international law firm of Baker Botts, L.L.P. She is the author of the acclaimed non-fiction book Faith On Trial endorsed by her law partner, former Secretary of State, James A. Baker III. She now lives just outside New Orleans in Mandeville, LA and writes full time. While practicing law in Houston, Ewen served on the Board of Directors of Inprint, Inc., a non-profit organization supporting the literary arts in Houston. She and her husband are now member patrons of The Pirate’s Alley Faulkner Society in New Orleans. Ewen’s first novel, Walk Back The Cat, is the tense story of an embittered and powerful clergyman who learns an ancient secret, confronting him with truth and a choice that may destroy him. Her novel, The Moon in the Mango Tree, was favorably reviewed by Publishers Weekly and won the prestigious Eudora Welty Memorial Award given by the National League of American Pen Women in their 2012 Biennial Letters Competition. The NLAPW is a professional organization for women artists, composers, and writers founded in in 1897. The national headquarters in Washington, D.C. are in the historic Pen Arts Building which was formerly the home of Todd Lincoln. Pamela currently is a member of the Faulkner Society’s Executive Board. She is a past finalist in the William Faulkner – William Wisdom Creative Writing Competition and regularly presents at Words & Music.
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