One of our organizers is not only a big reader, but she's also attended Antiques Roadshow l PBS TWICE. What was your favorite childhood book? Do you have any books worth a lot of dough on your bookshelves?
Come meet attending author Ann Morris, Children's Bilingual Author & Spanish Language Consulting at Imagine Other Worlds with Authors on July 21, 2018! http://bit.ly/2H0HqT1
Our thoughts are with Bob's family. http://www.fredregillfunerals.com/obi…/247439/Robert-Dunbar/
Mary Griffith Chalupsky was born to Viola (Brown) and Edgar Griffith. She married LaVerne Chalupsky together they raised six children on a farm south of Fairfax, IA. She attended Kirkwood College and studied the Arts.
Mary began writing poetry many years ago and won many awards through the World Poetry Association beginning in 1987 when she won the Golden Poet Award, the Silver Poet Award followed in 1990, and the Editor Choice Awards in 2005, 2006 and 2007.
She has published... 12 Children’s Rhyming Pictures Books, called: “Jogger’s Adventures,” A Children’s Book about her very own Bichon puppy called: “The Littlest Puppy,” A Children’s Book about Bullying: “ The Big, Bad, Sad, Mad, Meany,” and an Anthology of 20 short stories about a middle school boy named: “Jimmy’s Adventures.”
Mary was a volunteer in her church and her community for most of her life. She worked in the Medical profession and owned and operated Medical Claims Billing. She is a member of the DAR and the Mayflower Society.
She worked as a freelancer for Eastern Iowa online newspaper, The Arkansas Pacesetting Times, God Makes Lemonade series, and other magazines.
She presently lives in Cedar Rapids, IA with her little dog Buttons, where she enjoys working in her flower gardens, swinging on her front porch, and having coffee with her friends.
Born and raised amongst the rolling cornfields of Iowa, Jed Quinn spends his days keeping up with his five amazing children, preparing the next generation as a professor of history at his local community college and as vice-president of his local school board, travelling the globe in search of new food and new experiences, and stepping into wardrobes whenever possible hoping to find his way into Narnia.
He is the author of Orchard, a young adult novel about a young woman forc...ed to join a group of vampires working to save the world and navigating through the choices that come with this her new life, and its sequel, Cove. The third book in the series, Violet, comes out summer of 2018. He is also co-author, with Michael Koogler and Jaren Riley, of The Krypteia Conspiracy, a seven part fictional series about a secret organization attempting to hijack the end of times and overthrow God. The first three books, Kingmaker, Risen and Ferryman are available now, with God King due out Winter 2018.