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Featured in Toastmasters International Magazine June 2018

Featured in Toastmasters International Magazine, June 2018

July 2018, VoyagePhoenix online magazine. “Trailblazers: Life and Work of Katrina Shawver.” Click here to read.

June 2018, Toastmasters International magazine (private publication so no link available).

April 23, 2018, Blogtalk Radio with Cyrus Webb of #ConversationsLIVE. Click here to listen to great interview. 

April, 2018, Arizona Jewish Life magazine, Women Who Lead. Click here to read.

March 27, 2018, My Book Place, Author Interview. Click here to read.

March 23, 2018, Ahwatukee Foothills News, “More Honors for Author’s Book on Nazis Camp Survivor” Click here to read.

March 21, 2018, The Foothills Focus “The Power of the Written Word.” Click here to read.

March 16, 2018, The Am-Pol Eagle (Buffalo NY) Click here to read.

February 7, 2018, radio interview “Off the Record with Judy.” Click here for full interview.

January 22, 2018, (Italian book review site) Literary Prize for Best Book Read in 2017, category New Authors. Click here to read.

January 18, 2018, The Daily Courier, (Prescott AZ) “The power of the written word’ — Phoenix author, journalist relates WWII story.”

January 17, 2018, Ahwatukee Foothills News, “Book on Ahwatukee Concentration Camp Survivor Earns Plaudits”

January 11, 2018, The Am-Pol Eagle, “HENRY: A Polish Swimmer’s True Story of Friendship from Auschwitz to America recognized by Polish Consulate”

December 19, 2017, Author Interview,
In Polish (W Krainie Czytania & Historii)
In English (Our Thoughts about books, literature and movie)

December 16, 2017 – San Tan News, (page 50) Chandler AZ.  “Author’s book details man’s ordeal in Nazis camp.”

December 16, 2017 – Book Review
In Polish ( W Krainie Czytania & Historii)
In English (Our Thoughts about books literature and movie)

December 16, 2017 – Author Spotlight & Top Ten Books for 2017 –

November 28, 2017 – Author Interview – Virtual Book Club, Jane Davis, Author

November 27, 2017 – Featured Author Interview, All Things Jill-Elizabeth book blog

November 8, 2017 – Featured Author Interview and Top Ten Books 2017, Amy’s Bookshelf Reviews

October 25, 2017 – Ahwatukee Foothills News, Phoenix, AZ. “From Auschwitz to America”

October 2017 – Book Review Polish American Journal

September 27, 2017 – Guest Blog at

September 1, 2017 – Radio Interview with The

August 21, 2017 – Author Interview at

May 11, 2016 – Phoenix Jewish News, “Museum Archives Keep History Alive”








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