Friday, Nov 18, 2022

Chicago, Illinois -- The Eastland Disaster Historical Society (EDHS) is excited to announce that Drawn by the Current, written by Jocelyn Green and published earlier this year, was awarded the 2022 Christy for the Historical category. The Christy Award is the foremost award honoring and promoting excellence in Christian fiction since 1999.

Drawn by thw Current is a historical fiction novel that follows Olive Pierce and her best friend as they board the Eastland. Who survives the tragedy that follows? Who doesn't? The ensuing suspense begins a journey that includes investigations, sabotage, and revealed secrets, all while weaving in the historically accurate story of the Eastland Disaster.

A heartfelt thank you to Jocelyn for blessing us with the opportunity to assist her, and for creating a distinctive work that reaches a new and broad audience. Congrats, Jocelyn! Jocelyn's acceptance speech can be seen here.

Signed softcover copies of Drawn by the Current are available in the EDHS Store.