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Sunday Nov 24th 11am-5pm

B&N Book Signing
James Misko from James A. Misko, author

All of my books will be there. Great time for Xmas gift buying with author signed books. Looking forward to seeing you.

PSWG Member Judith lee Butler will be signing her books at Barnes & Noble Bookstore on Saturday May 11th at 1:00-3:00 p.m. in Palm Desert at Monterey & 111 (Westfield Mall) Judith is the author of West of the Big Road a collection of  Short stories & The Forgotten Women of the West books. Join us for your fellow authors big day.

Victor O. Swatsek has now published thirteen (13) books, with the latest being THE MACHINATORS. All of which can be purchased through Amazon.com or purchase a signed copy through his website www.NovelsByVic.com. In June he will be issuing his 14th book THE VIENNA COLLUSION. By August of this year he will issue his 15th book, called the Trinity Organization

Paula Trimble-Familetti wrote an article about Palm Desert Hikes at The Living Desert Zoo and Gardens for Locale Magazine in March 2019.

Allen Plone 2 Poems in April 2019 Edition (#90). Carnival on Camac Street and Philadelphia and To Be Like Others.

Michael Goddart
 just learned that In Search of Lost Lives, his most recent book, is a winner of the BODY MIND SPIRIT BOOK AWARD. The book’s cover has been updated to reflect the seal for the award. He was featured in EVOLVE! for "Revelations About Reincarnation and Reality." Click here to read article.

Judi Hollis will be reading Chapter 1 of her new book: DIVA SEEKING SHIVA, a follow-up memoir to FROM BAGELS TO BUDDHA, on Sunday, March 24 at 12pm. The reading will take place at Gallery 500 in Palm Springs. She can also be found on the big screen in Gina Carey’s recently released, Acts of Kindness currently playing at the Camelot Theaters.

Judith Butler just got back from Salinas where she was one of the writing coaches in the  young authors program at the Steinbeck Museum.
Steinbeck was very influential in her journey as a writer and she jumped at the chance to be involved in this annual program that gives young writers an  opportunity to work with the program authors to hone their craft. Judith is currently working on finishing up two book projects “Sacred Journeys a
bout  her house.

In January of this year, Judi Hollisscored highest at the Los Angeles Moth NPR story slam event. The story she told is included in her new book, DIVA SEEKING SHIVA.


Michael Goddart appeared in NewLeaves January 2019 edition.

Jim Prock has published The Art of Chicanery.

Lynn DeTurk 
is Nominated for "PUSHCART"


Kristin Johnson
Kristin Johnson's nonfiction book AIN'T "U" GOT NO MANNERS, called by Patrick Evans of CBSTV-2 "The Bible for Social Media," won the Nonfiction Authors Association Bronze 2018 Nonfiction Book Award in the category of Computers and Technology. https://nonfictionauthorsassociation.com/book-award-winner-aint-u-got-no-manners/. Ms. Johnson recommends this prestigious contest to fellow PSWG writers. She also recently guested on a podcast, Join Up Dots: https://nonfictionauthorsassociation.com/book-award-winner-aint-u-got-no-manners/

Laura Dobbins and Lucinda Sue Crosby
proudly announce their newest book, "Why Does Pookie Love Her Terrier Life?" This rhyming/illustrated story, released in February of 2018, is Book 2 of the award winning Silly Puppy Series and is recommended for ages 3-8.
When you give reading, you give the world! (tm)

Why does Pookie Love Her Terrier Life?: Book Two: "Silly" Puppy Series for Ages 4 to 8 years old

Dr, Judi Hollis
recently presented on "How Recovery in OA is Different From Recovery in AA" at the Betty Ford Center Awareness Hour. The free presentation is available online at: 

Barbara B. Appelbaum
proudly announces the publishing of her newest book, Be Your Own Superhero: A Road Map to Resilience when Faced with Chronic Dis-ease. In this empowering book, she reveals simple strategies that will enhance your capacity to create a meaningful and purposeful life, even if you suffer from chronic disease or chronic stress. It is available for sale on Amazon.

Patty Farmer
is very excited to report that her latest book--Playboy Laughs--has won a Silver IPPY Award for popular culture. Publisher: Beaufort Books, available at Barnes and Noble, Amazon and book stores everywhere.

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