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David Collns, author of Shanghaied" at Greater Los Angeles Writers Society (GLAWS) booth at recent LA Book Festival.

David Collins in Greater Los Angeles Writers Society (GLAWS) booth at the recent annual Los Angeles Book Festival.

The Greater Los Angeles Writers Society at the 2012 Los Angeles Times Festival of Books.GLAWSGLAWS and LA Times Festival of books.

The Greater Los Angeles Writers Society (GLAWS) is proud to present a talented slate of almost thirty authors in Booths 970 at the Los Angeles Times Festival of Books on April 21 & 22, 2012. Hours are Sat 10 am – 6 pm, Sun 10 am – 5 pm.

The event will be held at University of Southern California.

David Collins to appear at the LA Times Festival of Books and will sign copies of  Shanghaied on Saturday from 2 to 4 pm and on Sunday from 12:30 to 3 pm.

"Shanghaied" has been named Finalist in ForeWord Reviews Book of the Year Award.

Shanghaied by David Paul Collins named Finalsit in ForeWord Book of the Year.

“ForeWord‘s Book of the Year Awards program was designed for bookseller and librarians to share in the process of discovering distinctive books across a number of genres with judgments based on their own authority and on patron interests. After months of winnowing down the award finalists’ list, the editors at ForeWord are confident in their selections, and our judges agree, saying this year’s titles are the best they’ve seen!”

Please visit Shanghaied page on ForeWord Reviews.

Winners will be announced Saturday, June 23, 2012 at
The American Library Association Conference and Exhibition
in Anaheim, CA.

Barry Morrow and David Collins, author of "Shanghaied"

“Rain Man” Academy Award winner and Emmy winning screen writer Barry Morrow likes Shanghaied

David Paul Collins’ book Shanghaied has won first place in Reader Views Reviewers Choice Award
Reader Views Literary Awards for General Fiction.

Shanghaied has been selected as a 2011 Reader Views Literary Awards finalist in General Fiction/Novels category. Reader Views logo

Winners to be announced March 8, 2012.

Mysterious Galaxy book store
Author David Collins will attend the “The Greater Los Angeles Writers Society Author Fair” in Redondo Beach, CA, 03/31/2012. Held at Mysterious Galaxy book store, Collins’ book Shanghaied is one of only 10 books selected to participate.

“Join Mysterious Galaxy Redondo Beach as we host ten authors from the Greater Los Angeles Writers Society for an event-filled day of fabulous fiction. Bring your family and friends and meet and greet local authors as they discuss their books, mingle with guests and discuss the craft of writing.Mysterious-Galaxy GLAWS Authors Book Fair

Featured authors:  Barbara Ardinger, Ellie Burmeister, David Paul Collins, Ann H. Finnin, Leslie Ann Moore Teresa M. Moore, Kathy Porter, Deborah M Pratt, M.M. Shelley and V.J. Waks.”