18: Copy of DIAMONDS AND PEARLS short story anthology

ITEM: A copy of the DIAMONDS AND PEARLS anthology¬†– a collection of short stories by women’s magazine writers, donated by Kathleen McGurl and signed by the contributors.

DETAILS: DIAMONDS AND PEARLS is an anthology of stories by womens magazine writers. It was the brainchild of editor Elaine Everest, who wanted to do something to mark the 30th anniversary of her surviving breast cancer. Proceeds from sales of the book go towards a breast cancer research charity.

BIO: Kathleen McGurl lives on the south coast and works as a computer programmer, writing in the time that remains between looking after her teenage sons and disabled mother. She has written short stories for womens magazines for many years, and one is included in this anthology. She is now working on a historical novel inspired by her family tree research.