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Indie Author Pavilion - Adult Nonfiction

Kari Wergeland

Kari Wergeland, who hails from Davis, California, is a librarian and writer. She moved to Oregon at the age of 14 and eventually attended the University of Oregon, where she earned a B.A. in English. She also holds an M....

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Dawn Fried

Meet the Author, Dawn Fried Dawn Fried has been a lifelong plant enthusiast, landscape designer and a resident of Tucson, Arizona for more than thirty years. She graduated with high honors receiving a bachelor’s degree in plant sciences from the University of Arizona and also worked toward her master’s degree in landscape architecture at the University of Arizona....

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Wes Choc

Growing up in New Mexico, Wes Choc joined the Marines during Vietnam. Working for American Automobile Association (1970-2009) he was appointed president of AAA MountainWest (MT, WY and AK) in 1992. He and wife, Carol, moved to Arizona in 2010....

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Yetta Yvette

Yetta Yvette is an Author, Entrepreneur, Licensed Cosmetologist and Model. It might be true that Yetta is a bit of a workaholic, but she's more than just that. When she is not working, she enjoys life to the fullest....

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Ginny Sollars

Ginny A. Sollars is a self-taught, first time author. Her book is not based on, not inspired by, but a 100% true story. She was first introduced to sailing in 1981 by husband, Jim, who previously completed a multi-year sailing voyage from Taiwan to California....

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Laurie Rein

I have been a health and fitness coach working with private clients for over thirty years. My methods have helped hundreds of women meet their health and fitness goals, including how to eat in a way they can sustain for life....

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Mansur Johnson

Sufi Shaikh, Union brother (International Alliance of Theatrical & Stage Employees), gold card holder, father of four boys, step-father to two girls, involved in the publication of a three part travel series through 16 countries, more or less, using a variety of excuses for the adventures....

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Melissa Guzzetta

Melissa Guzzetta, author of "Private Lucky," has owned The Computer Tutor, a computer training company, based in Irvine, CA and is an accomplished writer in the technical field. When she heard the story Hank Gillebaard told about his life, she knew it was a story to be shared with the world....

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Lynne Ellis

Lynne Ellis writes in pen. Her words appear in "WA129" (Sage Hill Press), "The Stars" (Outrider Press), Cascadia Rising Review, Anesthesiology, Papeachu Review and PageBoy. She was a finalist for the 49th Parallel award (Bellingham Review) and is the recipient of this year’s Red Wheelbarrow Poetry Prize....

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