Yes. It. Is.

on September 15, 2019

Yes, ME TOO SHORT STORIES: An Anthology–which includes my historic short story “Miss Evelyn Nesbit Presents”–is OUT and ABOUT! And next week, in NYC, Mysterious Bookshop will be hosting a fabulous P-A-R-T-Y in the book’s honor.


Ana’s September Newsletter Announcement

on August 26, 2019

If you’re interested in getting news of what’s happening in historic New Orleans, what books are looking good to me, where I’ve been (& why), and my latest publications (hint: in September it’s “Miss Evelyn Nesbit Presents”), then sign up on my website! Sign up is Right. Over. There.


Miss Evelyn Nesbit Presents…up for discussion!

on August 15, 2019

  I’m so glad that you’re not tired of reading my posts about the soon-to-be-published ME TOO SHORT STORIES: An Anthology, which includes my historic short story “Miss Evelyn Nesbit Presents”. You will have to wait until September 3rd for the book publication, but–good news!–the Book Club Discussion questions are already available on our METOOANTHOLOGY… Read More


Wait no longer! ME TOO SHORT STORIES: An Anthology is available for pre-order

on August 4, 2019

If you’d like your copy of Me Too Short Stories: An Anthology–which includes my short story “Miss Evelyn Nesbit Presents”–ASAP upon publication on September 3rd, you’re in luck! Here are your links– Me Too Short Stories: An Anthology (paperback) Me Too Short Stories: An Anthology (Kindle) Miss Evelyn Nesbit looks forward to your reading of… Read More


Now Junior, Behave Yourself!

on July 31, 2019

As all y’all might know, I’m taking a break from writing about New Orleans (Hey Fanny! Hey Kate Chopin!) and I am writing a mystery set on the vaudeville stage in San Francisco 1919.   This NYT article about returning WWI soldiers is right in step with some of my on-going research. Plus, the posters… Read More


Join me for a FANNY NEWCOMB book giveaway!

on July 26, 2019

Thanks to Trisha Faye for featuring me in her Pages to the Past July 26 newsletter and for hosting a giveaway of FANNY NEWCOMB & THE IRISH CHANNEL RIPPER! An interview with me and all of the guidelines for the giveaway are located HERE. HINT: Drawing ends Wednesday, July 31st at midnight.


Let’s Dance!

on June 29, 2019

I’m researching San Francisco in 1919 and came across this great art! The hats! The hair! The skirts! The tails! Makes me want to cut a rug. How about you? Source: San Francisco Chronicle, 23 November 1919.  


Last Call for Ana’s June Newsletter Sign Up

on June 4, 2019

My June newsletter is coming out next Tuesday. If you would like to receive it in your very own email box, just sign up on my website. My newsletter contains info about what I’ve written & what I’m writing and where I’m going to be & what I’m doing as Ana Brazil Author. AND it… Read More


Rhys Bowen’s IN FARLEIGH FIELD

on May 26, 2019

I downloaded IN FARLEIGH FIELD to my Kindle a while back and just started reading it today. I know, I know, it’s an award winner, it’s highly recommended, but still, there are so many great historical novels out there to read. And I must admit that I try to read historicals “in my era”, that… Read More


Want to read THE AWAKENING?

on April 14, 2019

You can read Kate Chopin’s 1899 novel THE AWAKENING for free. At many places. Including your public library, of course. Just to make it easy for you, here’s where you can find THE AWAKENING on Project Gutenberg. ENJOY!