Joy Selak is an author, nonprofit leader and philanthropic advisor in Austin, TX. CeeGee's Gift is her second book. The first, You Don't LOOK Sick! was written while Joy was living with chronic illness, an experience that inspired the one act play, 'CeeGee's Gift', which evolved into this novel. Joy has received awards and commendations for her writing. Her play won the San Juan Islands Playwright's Festival, as well as the Audience Choice Award, in 1992. USABookNews named You Don't LOOK Sick! a Finalist for Best Health Book in 2005. Early manuscripts of the novel CeeGee's Gift were awarded Runner Up for Best Fiction in 2008 and Winner for Best Young Adult Fiction in 2010 by the Writer's League of Texas. Joy continues to write and looks forward to sharing her forthcoming stories with her readers.
About CeeGee's Gift:
A young girl is born with a mysterious gift. An old man teaches her what it means to be gifted. Together they learn the reason we are here on earth is to discover and give our gifts. Everyone has a gift. CeeGee's Gift is a book to be read and shared by young and old.