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June Cotner

A bestselling author, editor, and anthologist, June Cotnerís newest collection is Say a Little Prayer: A Journal (Chronicle Books).

A graduate of U.C. Berkeley, June has always loved playing with creative ideas, including starting the first "dormie" powder puff football team at Cal, I ETA PI, that competed against the sororities and went on to become a football dynasty.

She is the published author of 26 books including the bestselling books, Graces, Bedside Prayers, Dog Blessings, and House Blessings (published by major houses such as Random House, Harper Collins, and Hachette).

Her books collectively have sold more than 900,000 copies and have been featured in many national publications, including USA Today, The New York Times, Better Homes & Gardens, Woman's Day, Glamour, and Family Circle.

June has taught workshops and given presentations at bookstores throughout the country and at the Pacific Northwest Writer's Association Conference, the Pacific Northwest Booksellers Association Conference, and The Learning Annex in New York, San Francisco, Los Angeles, and San Diego. For information on scheduling June as a speaker or workshop leader, you may contact June at one of the addresses listed below.

June is a member and publicity liaison of the Poulsbo Noon Lions Club and a board member and publicity liaison for Poulsbo Friends of the Library. She created and organizes an ongoing series of "Keeping Up with Technology" workshops at the Poulsbo Library.

June is the mother of two grown children. She lives in Poulsbo, Washington (a small town outside of Seattle) with her husband and their LabraDobie. Her hobbies include yoga, hiking, dog training, community service, and playing with her grandchildren.

"Creativity for me involves connections ... whether it's coming up with new book ideas, helping others make their book proposals stronger, or finding a perfect quote for one of my books."  ~ June Cotner

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June Cotner
P.O. Box 2765
Poulsbo, WA 98370