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SIGN TIME: Meet the author of the award-winning biography of “Gunsmoke” actress Amanda Blake, “Perfectly Amanda: Gunsmoke’s Miss Kitty – To Dodge and Beyond,” Sun., March 20 at Costco in Chandler.


Galleria Way in Chandler.


Other book signing events and speaking engagements include appearances at The Festival of the West, Cave Creek Coffee and Wine and a fundraising event for the Conquistador Equine Rescue and Advocacy Program.


Based in Chandler, Five Star Publications publishes and promotes award-winning


fi ction, nonfi ction, cookbooks, children’s literature and professional guides. More information about Five Star Publications, Inc., a 25-year leader in the book publishing/ book marketing industry, is available at www.FiveStarPublications.com. For details on the book, visit www.PerfectlyAmanda.com.


For 20 years, Amanda Blake, better known as “Miss Kitty” on television’s “Gunsmoke,” lived in the Scottsdale and Phoenix area. She was an active volunteer with organizations such as The Phoenix Zoo, Arizona Animal Welfare Society and the American Cancer Society, as well as a participant in the annual celebrations of all things western such as the Parada del Sol. So it’s fi tting that author Beckey Burgoyne from Covington, IN holds a series of book signings in the Valley for her recently released and award-winning biography of the legendary actress. “Perfectly Amanda: Gunsmoke’s Miss Kitty – To Dodge and Beyond,” published by Chandler’s Five Star Publications, chronicles Blake’s life and her journey to that infamous destination – the dusty streets of Dodge City – as well as her personal life beyond the soundstage including her passionate work with animals, worldwide travel adventures, heart- wrenching struggles of life and her enduring spirit to zealously embrace life.


Burgoyne signs her award-winning biography from 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Sun., March 20 at Costco for members only, 595 S.


www.SanTanSun.com Writer’s workshop set to inspire


Aspiring writers are invited to get inspiration at the Friends of the Chandler Public Library’s third annual Write Stuff Conference from 10 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Sat., April 9 at the Downtown branch of the Chandler Public Library. Registration is required by Sat., April 2.


The interactive workshop will feature fi ve sessions designed to inspire creativity and help launch writing careers, including “Getting Started – The 10-Minute Writing Miracle,” “Memoir Writing,” “Publishing,” “The Writer’s Journey – From Idea to A Real Book” and “Marketing.”


The workshop fee, which includes a box lunch, is $30 for members of Friends of the Chandler Public Library, $40 for nonmembers or $45 for an annual Friends membership including workshop fee. All proceeds benefi t library programs. The Downtown Chandler Library is located at 22 S. Delaware St. in downtown Chandler.


For more information, contact Suzanne Kinsinger at 480-782-2771 or Suzanne.Kinsinger@chandleraz.gov, or Mary Fachman at 480-620-3658 or mary.m.fachman@asu.edu. Registration forms may also be downloaded from www.chandlerlibrary.org.


Code talker’s daughter at Chandler library


Arizona State University professor Dr. Laura Tohe, daughter of an original World War II Navajo code talker, presents “Armed with Our Language, We Went to War: The Navajo Code Talkers,” about her father’s wartime experiences, from 4 to 5 p.m. Mon., April 25 at the Downtown branch of the Chandler Public Library. The event is sponsored by the Chandler Public Library in association with the Arizona Humanities Council as part of the ONEBOOKAZ 2011 program, Arizona State Library’s annual event focusing on Arizona’s history and designed to bring communities together through literature.


The books for this year’s event are “Hopi Summer: Letters from Ethel to Maud” by Carolyn O’Bagby Davis for adults and “Code Talker: A Novel About the Navajo Marines of World War Two” by Joseph Bruchac for youths. The Downtown Library is located at 22 S. Delaware St. in downtown Chandler. For more information about Dr. Tohe’s presentation, call 480-782-2800 or visit www.chandlerlibrary.org. For more information about ONEBOOKAZ, visit www.onebookaz.com.


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