Award-winning author Amanda LaPera is a mental health advocate, family member and consumer, and serves on the Board of Directors for the National Alliance for Mental Illness, Orange County Affiliate (NAMI-OC).
Her creative works, including short stories and poetry, which often address mental illness, have been published in a variety of anthologies and websites.
She lives in California where she teaches English, enjoys spending time with her children and dogs, and continues to write.
Amanda LaPera is available for professional speaking engagements on a variety of topics, including mental illness and laws related to severe mental illness, mental health care from the perspective of a family member, individual, and advocate, as well as mental health in high schools.
Adamo Press is proud to present her debut book, LOSING DAD, Paranoid Schizophrenia: A Family's Search for Hope.
2020 Dates to be Announced
December 7, 2019
Barnes & Noble
Long Beach, California
Join author David Eugene Andrews for an engaging speech, informative Q & A session, and first book signing for his debut novel, The English Slave, the first in his Empires and Kingdoms historical fiction series.
Barnes & Noble
6326 E. Pacific Coast Hwy.
Long Beach, CA 90803
4:30 - 6 PM
July 25-27, 2019
Adamo Press Book Signing
California State Fair
1600 Exposition Blvd
Sacramento, CA 95815
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