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Consulate General of the Republic of Poland-Los Angeles. Recommended reading on Poland. Click here to read.

July 2019, So Scottsdale!, “Putting Pen to Paper: Local Author Katrina Shawver shares the evolution of Bringing A Holocaust Survivor’s Story to Life.” Click here to read

June 15, 2019, nfreads.com. “Author Katrina Shawver on Writing, Poland, and Why Credibility is Critical.” Click here to read.

June 5, 2019, Foothills Focus magazine, “Local Author Harnesses the Power of the Storytelling.” Article on page 9. Click here to read.

May 2019, Interview with Dave Farrow of Brain Hackers. “How to Create and Maintain Your Creative Motivations As a Writer – The Brains Behind It.” This one is a favorite! Click here to watch the video.

February 21, 2019, Koehler Books, “An Interview with Katrina Shawver.” Click here to read.

May 2019, Interview with Dave Farrow of Brain Hackers. “How to Create and Maintain Your Creative Motivations As a Writer – The Brains Behind It.” This one is a favorite! Click here to watch the video.

April 2019, Arizona Talking Book Library, Conversations with Authors! Kudos to the Library for a great experience and interview. Click here to watch.

April 2019, Polish American Congress (national), April newsletter, page 7. Click here to read.

February 21, 2019, Koehler Books, “An Interview

with Katrina Shawver.” Click here to read.

February 16, 2019, Ahwatukee Foothills News, “Library features local author as ‘writer in residence.'” Click here to read.

February 11, 2019, YourValley.net, “Writer in Residence to host appointments at Glendale library.” Click here to read.

Arizona Republic 1.22.2019

Arizona Republic, January 22, 2019

January 22, 2019, Arizona Republic, “Henry’s Stories Help Save History.” Click here to read.

January 22, 2019, Ahwatukee Foothills News, “Book on Ahwatukee concentration camp survivor earns plaudits.”  Click here to read.

November 30, 2018, Ahwatukee Foothills News, “Ahwatukee author’s book wins Polish Congress accolade.” Click here to read.

November 29, 2018, IBPA Member Spotlight: Katrina Shawver: “Katrina Shawver Honored With 2018 Polish Heritage Award for Her Novel About Holocaust Survivor Henry Zguda” Click here to read.

October 4, 2018, Am-Pol Eagle, “An evening with author Katrina Shawver” Click here to read

July 2018, Nonfiction Authors Association, “Bringing Someone Else’s Story to Life.” Click here.

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

Featured in Toastmasters International Magazine June 2018

Featured in Toastmasters International Magazine, June 2018

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, Advicesbooks.com (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 – beamisreviewsbooks.com

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 HeidiAngell.com

September 1, 2017 – Radio Interview with The AuthorsShow.com

August 21, 2017 – Author Interview at HeidiAngell.com

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

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