‘Gratitude Prayers’ is 28th book for Poulsbo author June Cotner

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POULSBO — June Cotner’s 28th book, “Gratitude Prayers: Prayers, Poems, and Prose for Everyday Thankfulness,” has been published by Andrews McMeel Publishing and was in bookstores Tuesday.

In addition, Viva Editions has made Cotner a two-book deal: “Toasts: The Essential Collection of More Than 500 Toasts, Graces, and Blessings,” to be co-authored with award-winning poet Nancy Tupper Ling; and “Garden Blessings: Poems, Prose, and Prayers Celebrating the Garden.”

Cotner ( has made a career of creating inspirational collections. Her first anthology, “Graces,” is in its 39th printing. Her books have sold nearly one million copies.


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