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The Whim-Wham Man wins Silver EVVY 2013 for Best Fiction

Colorado Springs, Colorado — Rhyolite Press is proud to announce that local author John Dwaine McKenna has won a coveted CIPA EVVY award for the second consecutive year. McKenna’s book, The Whim-Wham Man, is a coming of age and murder mystery, that takes place in 1940 in the small town of Husted, twelve miles north […]

Novel Set In Husted Tells A Difficult Story

Norma Engelberg Posted 1/2/13 John Dwaine McKenna’s newest novel starts out with understatement. In the words of 15-year-old Jamey McGoran, “The Whim-Wham man’s story ain’t easy to tell.” It wasn’t easy to write, either. As the author says on the book’s back cover, “There’s no sanitary way to write about murder.” “Sometimes I only wrote […]