July 26, 2023 – Moments In Time is chosen as a runner-up in the Wild Card category of 2023 New York Book Festival.

NEW YORK – A story and activity book using art therapy to help children overcome the loss of a pet is the winner of the 2023 New York Book Festival, which honors books worthy of further consideration from the publishing capital.

Other winners in the competition:


WINNER: The Same Bright Moon: – Wendy Bashant


  • The Sky is My Home – Pamela Bauer Mueller
  • West Virginia: Paranormal Gateway – Fred Saluga
  • Moments In Time – Tom Locke
  • The Invisible Hand: A Pareto Sisters Mystery – Paul Eric Klein


  • 40 Biology Lab Activities – Francine Wizner
  • Loy; In the forests of the mind – Todd Gross
  • Out of the Shadows – Theresa Sederholt
  • Harsh Cravings – Jason Haaf
  • Newburyport Clipper Heritage Trail – Ghlee E. Woodworth
  • Broken Pencils – J.R Rice