AZ Author Series- Susan Pohlman

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Wednesdays, 3:30-4:40pm

No registration | Questions, please call 480-488-2286 

Local authors discuss their inspiration for the art of writing and share their latest titles at Desert Foothills Library. Each author brings their own style to this series from lecture to book readings that will surely pique the curiosity.

Join us for one or all eight – the choice is yours to engage with area authors in DFL’s AZ Author Series 2023. Books by each author may be available at the event for purchase or bring along your own copy for an autograph. 

Wednesday, February 1st- Susan Pohlman | Halfway to Each Other: How a Year in Italy Brought Our Family Home 

Susan Pohlman is an editor, writing coach, freelance writer, and the founder of the Phoenix Writers Network. She is the author of two travel memoirs: Halfway to Each Other: How a Year in Italy Brought Our Family Home (winner of the Relationships category and runner-up in the Memoir category of the Next Generation Indie Book Awards) and A Time to Seek: Meaning, Purpose, and Spirituality at Midlife. She has written six short films. The Misadventures of Matilda Mensch won the CINE Golden Eagle Award for the best Independent Fiction Short in 2010. Her essays have been published in a variety of print and online magazines and journals. She has served as the Writer-In-Residence for the State Arizona Library and has taught creative writing at Arizona State University’s Emeritus College. She is a frequent presenter and speaker at writing workshops and conferences around the country. To learn more, visit 

Wednesday, February 8th- KD Pryor| Trust and Betrayal: Dreamscapes Series  

Wednesday, February 15th- C.C. Harrison | Death by G-String, a Coyote Canyon Ladies Ukulele Mystery  

Wednesday, February 22nd- Mark Walker | Different Latitudes: My Life in the Peace Corps and Beyond (Newest Book- My Saddest Pleasures- 50 Years on the Road) 

Wednesday, March 1st- Dave Bushy| The World Looked Away - Vietnam After the War  

Wednesday, March 8th- Laurie Fagen | Bleeder  

Wednesday, March 22nd- Jeff Lelek | Sinai Prospect 



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