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2014
06/26

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BOOK CLUB IN EXOTIC HOOPESTON ILLINOIS! JULY 14

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 Who says you can’t travel to exotic places on a book tour? I am happy to accept an invitation from my good friend Susan Anvick, and meet her book club members at her home in Hoopeston, IL on July 14. I look forward to a great evening! What could be any better than good friends, a glass of wine, and book discussions? Thank you Susan!

 

 

2014
06/26

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JULY 15: RIVERSIDE MEDICAL CENTER–MAGNET RECOGNITION PROGRAM

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Riverside Medical Center in Kankakee, IL, will host a brunch July 15 to recognize Nursing Excellence

Speaker: Author Susan Fox will discuss her new book, “Little Women of Baghlan: The Story of a Nursing School for Girls in Afghanistan, the Peace Corps, and Life Before the Taliban.”

Watch for time and further details!

 

 

2014
05/13

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PRESENCE ST MARY’S HOSPITAL

St. Mary'sPresence St. Mary’s Hospital will be hosting a book signing for author and Team Member Susan Fox on Tuesday, May 13, 2014 from 2:00-4:00 p.m. at the Gathering Grounds Gift Shop at the hospital. Susan has been a nurse at St. Mary’s since January 2, 1991. In addition to nursing, Susan has worked as a technical writer for a major consulting firm in the Chicago area, and is a member of the Literary Writers Network, currently serving as senior editorial assistant for their online publication, 10,000 Tons of Black Ink.Susan holds a bachelor’s degree in psychology from the University of St. Francis in Joliet, a nursing degree, and a certificate in technical writing from the Illinois Institute of Technology in Chicago. Fox has been a keynote speaker at The Indiana Center for Middle East Peace, hosted by Dr. Michael Spath, and has read excerpts from her book at one of Chicago’s premier independent book stores, the Book Cellar. The opening pages of the book recently took honors in the nonfiction category at the Writers’ Institute in Madison, Wisconsin.

Susan also serves on the Human Rights Committee for Good Shepherd Manor in Momence, Illinois, and is a member of the Kankakee Valley Wind Ensemble. She lives in Momence with her husband Ken.

 

2014
03/28

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WGN LINK

To hear the podcast from WGN, click on the link

http://wgnradio.com/2014/03/16/life-before-the-taliban/

 

2014
02/19

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KANKAKEE BOOK CLUB–THANK YOU

Thank you to the Kankakee Book Club for graciously hosting the “Little Women of Baghlan.” It was a great evening!
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2014
02/16

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AUTHOR SUSAN FOX ON WGN–CHICAGO’S VERY OWN NEWS AND TALK RADIO

Award winning radio journalist Bill Moller will have author Susan Fox as his guest on Sunday, March 16 at 2:00 pm to discuss her new book, “Little Women of Baghlan: The Story of a Nursing School in Afghanistan, the Peace Corps, and Life Before the Taliban.”

Bill is on WGN radio every Saturday from 12-3 and Sundays 1-3.For more information, visit http://wgnradio.com/bill-moller/

Moller has won two ASSOCIATED PRESS First Place Awards – Best Feature and Best News Writing • Three REGIONAL EMMY AWARDS – Outstanding Achievement for Individual Excellence on Camera, Outstanding Soft News Feature and Outstanding Feature • Two PETER LISAGOR AWARDS FOR EXEMPLARY JOURNALISM – Business Reporting and Arts Criticism • UNITY AWARD IN MEDIA for interviews on education • INTERNATIONAL FILM AND TV FESTIVAL Finalist Award for Anchoring • INTERNATIONAL RADIO FESTIVAL OF NEW YORK, Silver Medalist for Environmental Reporting

When he’s not talking with you on WGN, Billis working as President of Bill Moller Communications, LLC.

 

2014
02/15

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WGN–CHICAGO’S VERY OWN NEWS AND TALK RADIO TO HOST AUTHOR SUSAN FOX

 

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Award winning radio journalist Bill Moller will have author Susan Fox as his guest on Sunday, March 16 at 2:00 pm to discuss her new book, “Little Women of Baghlan: The Story of a Nursing School in Afghanistan, the Peace Corps, and Life Before the Taliban.”

Bill is on WGN radio every Saturday from 12-3 and Sundays 1-3.For more information, visit http://wgnradio.com/bill-moller/

He was anchor, talk show and business show host at CLTV from its launch in 1993 until February 2006. He has won three Emmys, two Peter Lisagor Awards for Exemplary Journalism from the Society of Professional Journalists, and two first place Associated Press awards among others.

A full list of Bill’s awards: • Two ASSOCIATED PRESS First Place Awards – Best Feature and Best News Writing • Three REGIONAL EMMY AWARDS – Outstanding Achievement for Individual Excellence on Camera, Outstanding Soft News Feature and Outstanding Feature • Two PETER LISAGOR AWARDS FOR EXEMPLARY JOURNALISM – Business Reporting and Arts Criticism • UNITY AWARD IN MEDIA for interviews on education • INTERNATIONAL FILM AND TV FESTIVAL Finalist Award for Anchoring • INTERNATIONAL RADIO FESTIVAL OF NEW YORK, Silver Medalist for Environmental Reporting

When he’s not talking with you on WGN, Billis working as President of Bill Moller Communications, LLC. He helps executives, sales and project management teams, anyone really, develop confidence and a strong professional presence so they can leave positive and lasting impressions and better sell themselves, their ideas and their businesses.

 

 

2014
01/15

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THANIK YOU KANKAKEE LIBRARY

Author Susan Fox and Joanne Carter Bowling at the Kankakee Public Library on November 21, 2013

2014
01/14

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THANK YOU KANKAKEE LIBRARY

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Author Susan Fox and Joanne Carter Bowling at the Kankakee Library November 21, 2014

 

2014
01/14

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BOOK REVIEW DAILY JOURNAL, KANKAKEE, IL

“… a colorful and comprehensive account. From dysentery, to riding a camel, to shopping in the bazaar, Fox gives us a good account of a distant land….each page and scene is professionally crafted.”

—Phil Angelo, editor Daily Journal, Kankakee, IL