June Sawyers

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General Information

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Name: June Sawyers

Pen Name: June Skinner Sawyers

Genre: Non-Fiction

Born: 1957 in Glasgow, Scotland

Website: N/A

Email: skinsaw@aol.com


Illinois Connection

Sawyers lives in Chicago and is an adjunct lecturer in the humanities at the Newberry Library in Chicago.

Biographical and Professional Information

June Skinner Sawyers is an editor and has also written and lectured extensively on Celtic Music, history and culture.

Published Works

  • Chicago Portraits: Biographies of 250 Famous Chicagoans by June Skinner Sawyers, Wild Onion Books, 1991
  • The Chicago Arts Guide by June Skinner Sawyers and Sue Telingator, Chicago Review Press, 1993
  • Famous Firsts of Scottish-Americans by June Skinner Sawyers, Pelican Publishing Company, 1996
  • Chicago Sketches: Urban Tales, Stories, and Legends from Chicago History by June Skinner Sawyers Loyola Pr, 1996
  • Maverick Guide to Scotland by June Skinner Sawyers, Pelican Publishing Company, 1999
  • Quiet Moments With Patrick and the Celtic Saints: 120 Daily Readings by June Skinner Sawyers, Servant Publications, 1999
  • The Complete Guide to Celtic Music: From the Highland Bagpipe to Riverdance and U2 by June Skinner Sawyers and June Skinner Sawyer, Birch Lane Press, 2000
  • Celtic Music: A Complete Guide by June Skinner Sawyers, Da Capo Press, 2001
  • Praying with Celtic Saints, Prophets, Martyrs, and Poets by June Skinner Sawyers, Sheed & Ward, 2001
  • The Road North: 300 Years of Classic Scottish Travel Writing by June Skinner Sawyers, in Pinn, 2001
  • Racing in the Street: The Bruce Springsteen Reader by Martin Scorsese and June Skinner Sawyers, Penguin, 2004
  • The Best in Rock Fiction by June Sawyers and Anthony DeCurtis, Hal Leonard, 2004
  • Dreams Of Elsewhere: The Selected Travel Writings Of Robert Louis Stevenson by June Skinner Sawyers and Robert Louis Stevenson, in Pinn, 2005
  • The Scottish Bed & Breakfast Book: Country and Tourist Homes, Farms, Guesthouse, Inns (Scottish Bed & Breakfast Book) by June Skinner Sawyers, Pelican Publishing Company, 2005
  • Tougher Than The Rest - 100 Best Bruce Springsteen by June Sawyers, Omnibus Press, 2006
  • Read the Beatles: Classic and New Writings on the Beatles, Their Legacy, and Why They Still Matter by Astrid Kirchherr and June Skinner Sawyers, Penguin, 2006
  • The Best in Blues Fiction by June Skinner Sawyers, Hal Leonard, 2008
  • The Civilized Shopper's Guide to Edinburgh and Glasgow by June Skinner Sawyers and Alex Hewitt, Little Bookroom, 2008
  • Bob Dylan: New York , Roaring Fourties Press, 2011

Titles for Purchase and at Your Library

Chicago Portraits: Biographies of 250 Famous Chicagoans

ISBN: 0829407014
Release Date: 1991-10-01

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The Chicagoart's Guide

ISBN: 1556521626
Release Date: 1993-01

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Famous Firsts of Scottish-Americans

ISBN: 1565541227
Release Date: 1997-02-28

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Chicago Sketches: Urban Tales, Stories, and Legends from Chicago History

ISBN: 0829408193
Release Date: 1996-08

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Maverick Guide to Scotland (Maverick Guide Series)

ISBN: 1565542274
Release Date: 1999-07-31

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Quiet Moments With Patrick and the Celtic Saints: 120 Daily Readings

ISBN: 1569551375
Release Date: 1999-09

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The Complete Guide to Celtic Music: From the Highland Bagpipe to Riverdance and U2

ISBN: 1559725001
Release Date: 2000-03

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Celtic Music: A Complete Guide

ISBN: 0306810077
Release Date: 2001-03

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Praying with Celtic Saints, Prophets, Martyrs, and Poets

ISBN: 1580510949
Release Date: 2001-05-01

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The Road North: 300 Years of Classic Scottish Travel Writing

ISBN: 1897784953
Release Date: 2001-09-01

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Racing in the Street: The Bruce Springsteen Reader

ISBN: 0142003549
Release Date: 2004-04-06

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Scottish Bed & Breakfast Book, The

ISBN: 1589802918
Release Date: 2005-11-30

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Tougher Than The Rest

ISBN: 0825634709
Release Date: 2006-10-15

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The Best in Blues Fiction

ISBN: 0634080296
Release Date: 2009-07-01

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Bob Dylan: New York (MusicPlace)

ISBN: 0984316590
Release Date: 2011-05-01

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Literary Awards

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Speaking Engagements and Upcoming Appearances

Speaking Engagement Availability: (Yes)

Contact: ellie@thelecturebureau.com

External Links

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June Sawyers on Amazon

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