Alum’s First Novel Named Finalist in 2016 “Best Books” Awards

Congratulations to UWM Alum Phyllis Piano (’77 Journalism) – her first novel Hostile Takeover: A Love Story was named a finalist in the 13th Annual 2016 “Best Books” Awards in the category of Fiction: Chick Lit/Women’s Lit.

Prior to the release of her novel, Phyllis J. Piano spent more than 30 years as an award-winning corporate communications expert for some of the world’s largest companies. Also a world traveler, Piano left the corporate world and has fallen back into the arms of her own first love…writing. She is currently working on a screenplay and her next novel.