Author Event - Dear Friend with Gina Mulligan

The Avid Reader is excited to host Gina Mulligan for a special event to celebrate the release of "Dear Friend" and support the charity, Girls Love Mail on Sunday, October 22nd at 4:00 p.m. 

Dear Friend is a beautiful collection of handwritten letters offering strength, encouragement, and comfort to women living with breast cancer. Written by compassionate strangers—many of whom have gone through their own health battles—these heartfelt letters were gathered by Girls Love Mail, an organization that provides support to people diagnosed with breast cancer as seen on NBC Nightly News. Presented in an elegant package with metallic endpapers, and a ribbon marker, and brimming with warm messages of empathy, inspiration, and humor, Dear Friend delivers words of wisdom when they're needed the most.

After a short reading and presentation, there will be space and materials for participants to write letters of their own for the charity.

Gina L. Mulligan began her writing career over twenty years ago as a freelance journalist for national magazines. She is the author of two novels, REMEMBER THE LADIES and FROM ACROSS THE ROOM. She's won awards from the Abilene Writers Guild, San Francisco LitQuake, and the Soul-Making Keats Literary Competition. After her own diagnosis, Gina founded GIRLS LOVE MAIL, a charity that collects handwritten letters of encouragement for women newly diagnosed with breast cancer. She has been featured on local and national media including the NBC Nightly News with Lester Holt, The Steve Harvey Show, Woman’s Day magazine,, and

Event date: 
Sunday, October 22, 2017 - 4:00pm to 5:00pm
Event address: 
The Avid Reader
Dear Friend: Letters of Encouragement, Humor, and Love for Women with Breast Cancer Cover Image
ISBN: 9781452163420
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Published: Chronicle Books - September 26th, 2017