June Gillam Wins Jack London Service Award

June Gillam, a member of the Gold Country Writers in Auburn, was awarded the Jack London Service Award by the California Writers Club in Oakland on July 24, 2017. The purpose of the award is to honor outstanding volunteer service by an individual in a CWC branch. Gillam was nominated by the president of the San Joaquin Valley Branch in Stockton. While an Auburn resident Gillam is an instructor at Delta College. A member of the lead team of Gold Country Writers Gillam is author of three … [read more]

Interest in politics does not end with retirement

GCW member and retired California legislator, Jerry Scribner, continues to write essays and Letters to the Editors of local newspapers sharing his thoughts with residents of the Gold Country.  His January letter was published in the Sacramento Bee.  Another  recent letter was published in the Georgetown Gazette. … [read more]

Norma Lehr Publishes Seventh Book

Local author, Norma Lehr, recently received a copy of the newly published seventh novel. Her previous books were mysteries and children's books but her new novel is a romance novel set in San Francisco of the 1980's. The story follows a female protagonist who visits a Buddhist retreat in the Sierra Nevada mountain. "It's a book I had written many years ago but then pulled out and took some time to finished the manuscript." Her publisher designed the cover with a Tree of Life design which is one … [read more]