Kathy L. Murphy will sign and discuss The Pulpwood Queens Celebrate 20 Years ($16.99).
Kathy L. Murphy is the founder of The Pulpwood Queens Book Clubs, the largest "meeting and discussing" book club in the world. The Pulpwood Queens have nearly 800 chapters nationwide and are in 15 foreign countries. Their motto is 'where tiaras are mandatory and reading our good books is the only rule"! The mission is to promote authors, books, literacy, and reading and to help the first time, first book authors to get discovered in a really big way.
Kathy L. Murphy's first book optioned for film with DreamWorks to be called "The Pulpwood Queen" and she is in negotiations for a possible television series titled "Beauty and the Book".
The Pulpwood Queens have been featured on Oprah's OXYGEN NETWORK, The Oprah Winfrey Show, the book club kicked of Diane Sawyer and Charlie Gipson's READ THIS Book Club on Good Morning America and been featured three times. Kathy L. Murphy and The Pulpwood Queens have been featured in Newsweek, Time, The Wall Street Journal, The Los Angeles Times, The Houston Chronicle, Austin Statesman, to The Dallas Morning News and more.
Kathy L. Murphy is a graduate of The University of Texas in Tyler with a B.F.A in Fine Arts and minor in Art History. She currently works at her studio at Holly Lake Ranch as an artist and travels the country for book events, conventions, and art shows. She also is a designer with www.shopvida.com/collections/thepulpwoodqueen.
Annually, she hosts and runs the largest book club convention in the world that we call Pulpwood Queen Girlfriend Weekend held every MLK weekend in historic Jefferson, Texas. We just finished celebrating 20 Years of reading all together with our authors.
For more information go to their official website, www.thepulpwoodqueens.com or check out the posts on social media.
Part book club meeting, part costume party, part come-as-you-are, the Pulpwood Queens annual Girlfriend Weekend is an extravaganza none who've ever attended will forget. This 20th anniversary commemorative book is like Girlfriend Weekend itself--a warm, wise, tender celebration of friends, reading, and all the ways books bring us together.
When Kathy L. Patrick lost her job as a publisher's rep, she took that lemon and made margaritas. She opened Beauty and the Book, the world's only combination beauty salon/bookstore. Soon after that whirlwind success, Kathy founded the Pulpwood Queens of East Texas, a book club that became a nationwide phenomenon almost overnight. She set out to change the world, one reader at a time.