Tag: Rising Hope

  • New Book in the Works!

    This month I began work on a new historical YA novel, “Prepared to Spy.” If you know Polish survivors of the Cold War I can interview, please contact me!

  • “W” Hour – The Warsaw Uprising

    At 5pm Saturday, August 1, people in Poland will celebrate the 76th anniversary of Warsaw’s Uprising during WWII. Sirens will blare and people will stop what they’re doing for one minute in remembrance of past heroes who gave their all for Poland’s freedom in 1944. Thursday night I read a chapter of my revised version …[ read more ]

  • A Scout from the 1944 Rising

    This past Saturday I met Halina Butler at a Polish Festival I was invited to in Martinez, CA. At the festival I shared about my book, Rising Hope, which takes place in Warsaw, Poland during WWII. I learned that Halina was a 15-year-old Girl Guides bicycle messenger during the 1944 Rising in Warsaw, Poland when …[ read more ]

  • Polish Festival in Belmont, CA

    Mark, Mom and I had a great time Saturday at the PolCA Polish Heritage Festival in Belmont, CA. We enjoyed Polish folk dancing, music, and food. I got to meet the Consul General of Poland in LA, Mariusz M. Brymor, who received a copy of Rising Hope, my historical fiction book about the Polish Scouts’ part in helping …[ read more ]