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April Meeting:

On Wednesday, April 9 from 6:30-8:00 PM, Sierra Writers monthly meeting will feature a panel discussion on book and self-promotion. Join authors Ron Cherry, Larry Gold, Doug Greene, and Maxima Kahn, and discover tips and strategies for building your author platform and promoting your books.

Ron Cherry writes a bi-weekly column in The Union on classic cars and street rods.  His short stories have been in several online magazines, including The Dan O’Brien Project, Devilfish Review, Writing Raw, and Ineffective Ink.  He currently has two books on Amazon, Christmas Cracker and Foul Shot.

Larry Gold is a physician who has written ten novels, six in the Brier Hospital Series, that reflect his experiences in practicing medicine. He published his first non-fiction book, I Love MY Doctor, But…, a lighthearted look at a serious subject—the relationship between patients and their physicians.

Doug Greene is the author of the award-winning book From Grief to Grace – his story about almost going blind from glaucoma.  In “print media” he’s been a magazine editor, newspaper photo editor, commercial photographer and freelance writer. His work has appeared in Ski, Outside, New York Times, L.A. Times, American Filmmaker, and other publications

MaxbyJerianneMaxima Kahn’s writing has appeared in Westview, Eclipse, Borderlands, The Meridian Anthology of Contemporary Poetry, Poem, Rattlesnake Review, Hardpan, Leftview, and Spillway, the Nevada County Poetry Series Anthology. She has taught creative writing at the University of California, Davis Extension and in private classes and workshops.
The panel will be moderated by Jan Fishler, author of “Searching for Jane, Finding Myself, An Adopton Memoir.

Sierra Writers provides a venue for writers of all types to meet, share and learn, with a range of experience and expertise. Meetings are held at 6:30 on the second Wednesday of every month except July and August at the Madelyn Helling Library Community Room, offering at least six speakers or events per year. Membership is $25 per year ($10 for high school and college students). More information can be found at www.sierrawriters.org.