June Cotner is the author of 36 books including the bestselling books, Graces, Bedside Prayers, Wedding Blessings, and House Blessings. Her books have been published by major houses including Random House, HarperCollins, and Hachette. She has also enjoyed working with mid-size publishers such as Chronicle Books and Andrews McMeel Publishing.
Collectively, her books have sold more than one million copies and have been featured in many national publications, including USA Today, The New York Times, Better Homes & Gardens, Woman's Day, Glamour, and Family Circle. June has appeared on national television and radio programs as well as local television including "New Day Northwest" and "AM Northwest."
June is a graduate of the University of California at Berkeley. Through Book Proposal Services, she evaluates nonfiction book proposals and analyzes concepts for books. See "Consulting". June is a member of and publicity liaison for the Poulsbo Noon Lions Club and Poulsbo Friends of the Library.
June is the mother of two grown children. She lives in Poulsbo, Washington (a small town outside of Seattle) with her husband and their LabraDobie. Her hobbies include yoga, hiking, dog training, community service, and spending time with her four grandchildren.
Quotation: "Creativity for me involves connections ... whether it's coming up with new book ideas or finding a perfect quote or photo for one of my books."
Fun tidbit: June has always loved playing with creative ideas, including starting the first "dormie" powder puff football game at U.C. Berkeley, I ETA PI, that competed against sorority teams and went on to become "a football dynasty," as reported in the San Francisco Chronicle.