A bestselling author, editor, and anthologist, June Cotnerís
newest collection is Say a Little Prayer: A Journal
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
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
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