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About Sherry Monahan

Sherry’s writing passion is the Victorian West—its food, spirits, people, and places. As an author and culinary historian she also loves to delve into the genealogy of food and beverages from all over the U.S. Traveling the globe allows her to experience food and beverages from other cultures as well.

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About California Madams

With the discovery of gold at Sutter’s Mill in 1848, fortune-seekers from around the globe descended on California, among them a sprinkling of enterprising women.

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It’s Official!

Yes, it’s official. I signed with Jessica Alvarez at Bookends Literary Agency to take my career to the next level.

 

I wasn’t sure if this would happen with Covid-19 pausing everything, but it did, and I’m super stoked. Jessica and I are already working on a project together and hope to do many more to come.

 

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