The novel, “An Accidental Corpse,” by Helen Harrison, published by Dunemere Books, has received the 2019 Benjamin Franklin Gold Award in the Fiction: Mystery & Suspense category. Harrison is the director of the Pollock-Krasner House and Study Center in Springs. The book presents a fictional tale based on the accidental death of artist Jackson Pollock, and the other woman in the car.
The Benjamin Franklin Award Program is one of the highest national honors for independent publishers and is administered by the Independent Book Publishers Association with help from over 160 publishing professionals including librarians, bookstore owners, reviewers, designers, and editors.
Montauk Library is hosting an author talk with Harrison Sunday, May 5 from 2:30-3:30 PM. Books will be available for sale and signing courtesy of the Friends of the Montauk Library.