Presenting Our 2022 Nautilus Author Spotlight Videos

For over 24 years, Nautilus Book Awards has been honoring Better Books for a Better World, shining light on a diverse range of visionary books that endeavor to co-create a more resilient, positive future.  Please join Host Christine Upchurch, as she interviews some of our new 2022 Award Winning authors, inviting a deeper dive into their current insightful and inspiring books.  Enjoy! 


Ayn Cates Sullivan ~ Eala: The Mother Swan - La Madre Cisne (Childrens Illustrated)

Matt Meyer and Khim Fam~ Desmond Gets Free (Childrens Illustrated)

Kate Landis~ Stubborn Grace: Faith, Mental Illness & Demanding a Blessing (Memoir and Personal Journey)

Lane-Mairead Campbell & Katie Kandarian-Morris This Day in Recovery: 365 Meditations (Health, Healing & Wellness)

Dan Pontefract ~ Lead, Care, Win: How to Become a Leader Who Matters (Business and Leadership)

Jess Wells ~ Jaguar Paloma & the Caketown Bar
(Fiction - Small Press, Self-Published)

Jame Salazar ~ Mutiny of Rage: The 1917 Camp Logan Riots and Buffalo Soldiers in Houston (Investigative Journalism)

Lyrica Marquez and Gayle Lee ~ Lyrica’s Journey of Ascension: A Nonverbal Autistic Finds Her Power, Peace, and Purpose (Rising to the Moment)

Mary Aviyah Farkas ~ Overcoming Deepest Grief: A Woman's Journey Grief, Acceptance, Gratitude and Joy (Grief and Loss)

Rick Nichols ~ Love Will Lead Us Home: Your Guide to the Journey (Inner Prosperity)

Adejoke L. Ejiofor ~ Travel Bravely: A Family's Journey through Sickle Cell Disease (Heroic Journeys)

Cheryl Lafferty Eckl ~ Reflections on Being Your True Self in Any Situation (Personal Growth - Small Press, Self-Published)


Previous Author Spotlight Videos

Please join Host Christine Upchurch, as she interviews our Award Winning authors, inviting a deeper dive into their current insightful and inspiring books.

Pierre Battah ~ Humanity at Work: Leading for Better Relationships and Results
(Business & Leadership - Small Press, Self-Published)

Philip A. Loring ~ Finding Our Niche: Towards a Restorative Human Ecology
(Ecology & Environment)

Sarah Wilson ~ This One Wild & Precious Life

Ruth Maille ~ The Power of Positivity: ABC’s of a Pandemic
(Children's Picture Books/Nonfiction)

Dede Ranahan ~ Tomorrow Was Yesterday: Explosive First-Person Indictments of the U.S. Mental Health System - Mothers Across the Nation Tell It like It Is
(Social Change & Social Justice)

Ayn Cates Sullivan ~ Undina's Spell: A Sparkle Fairy Tale
(Children's Illustrated / Fiction)

Ginny Whitelaw ~ Resonate: Zen and the Way of Making a Difference
(Body, Mind & Spirit Practices + World Cultures' Conscious Growth & Development)

Britt East ~ A Gay Man's Guide to Life
(Memoir & Personal Journey - Self-Published, Small Press)

Lise Deguire  ~ Flashback Girl
(Memoir & Personal Journey - Self-Published, Small Press)

Katy McQuaid ~ Everybody Loves Grace: A True Story of Grace’s Adventure to Pennsylvania
(Children's Illustrated / Fiction)

Lydia Denworth  ~ Friendship: The Evolution, Biology, and Extraordinary Power of Life’s Fundamental Bond
(Relationships & Communication)

Victor Bucklew ~ The Hidden Gifts of Addiction: Direct Path of Recovery
(Personal Growth - Self-Published, Small Press)

Jane Fleishman  ~ The Stonewall Generation: LGBTQ Elders on Sex, Activism, and Aging
(Social Change & Social Justice)


Previous Season's Author Spotlight Videos

Please join Host Sher Safran, of Share Wisdom Network, as she interviews Nautilus Award Winning authors and invites a deeper dive into their insightful and inspiring books from recent Nautilus seasons.

Austyn Wells ~ Soul Conversations
(Spirituality of Other Traditions)

Hendrika de Vries ~ When a Toy Dog Became a Wolf and the Moon Broke Curfew

Thomas Qualls ~ Painted Oxen

Patricia Lemer ~ Outsmarting Autism
(Parenting & Family)

Joel Simpson ~ Earthforms: Intimate Portraits of Our Planet

Jennifer Skiff ~ Rescuing Ladybugs
(Animals & Nature)

Katy McQuaid ~ Everybody Loves Grace
(Children’s Illustrated)

Dede Ranahan ~ Sooner Than Tomorrow

Jennifer Monahan ~ WHERE TO? How I Shed My Baggage and Learned to Live Free


Gail Gross ~ How to Build Your Baby’s Brain
(Parenting & Family)


Rick Hodges ~ To Follow Elephants

Dr. Sonnee Weedn ~ 8 Ways to Wellbeing

Bhikshuni Jin Rou & Terri Nicholson ~ Guan Yin: The Buddha’s Helper
(Children’s Illustrated)

David Levine ~ A Year of Belonging

Jill Sylvester ~ Trust Your Intuition
(Personal Growth)

Richard Lyons ~ The DNA of Democracy
(World Cultures Conscious Growth & Dev.)