The internationally renowned anthology, “The Spirit of a Woman: Intimate Stories to Empower and Inspire,” edited by Terry László-Gopadze, has been named a finalist for the National Indie Excellence Awards, and the Eric Hoffer Award. Both honors recognize the best in indie publishing.
Published by Santa Monica Press in 2010, the anthology is a celebration of courageous women living spiritual lives in challenging circumstances. It features a foreword by cultural anthropologist, Angeles Arrien, and includes contributions by Fuquay Varina author, Kelley Harrell, first woman to win the Boston Marathon, Bobbi Gibb, founding member of the American Holistic Medical Association, Dr. Gladys McGarey, singer, songwriter, poet, educator, writer, and presenter, Suni Paz, Middle East peace worker, Hagit Ra’anan, and other remarkable women.
In 2011 the anthology won a Silver Nautilus Award, an honor recognizing books that promote spiritual growth, conscious living, and positive social change, and offer the readers “new possibilities” for a better life and a better world. The collection has won critical acclaim and been lauded as a circle of women generating powerful healing through the page.
Web Sites: TheSpiritofaWomanBook.com • Womens-Spirit.com • kelleyharrell.com