2021 Live Stream
42nd Annual Authors Luncheon
Schedule of Events
Friday Nov 5th, 2021
6:00PM: Authors Dinner
($5,000 and above Patrons)
Saturday Nov 6th, 2021
(Your In Home Virtual Event)
12:00PM: Authors Luncheon & Program
Countdown to the Authors Luncheon
The Poisoned Pen Bookstore, founded by Barbara Peters in 1989, is a full-service independent bookstore specializing in fiction, located in Old Town Scottsdale’s Art District. We are known for our busy schedule of author and literary events. We stock current and classic works of mystery, thrillers, historical and literary fiction, romance and science fiction. In addition we have a selection of NYT bestsellers, as well as, a selection of history, biography, classics, cookbooks, children’s books, and more.
We are your neighborhood bookstore and proud to support the Arizona Women’s Board. We invite you to stop by and browse, or visit our website at www.poisonedpen.com
Poisoned Pen Bookstore
4014 North Goldwater Blvd
Scottsdale, AZ 85254
Thanks to our 2019/2020 Lead Patrons
Alexandra O. Bjorklund
Arizona Community Foundation
The Bombeck Family
Mrs. Lee Bowman
Diane and Bruce Halle Foundation
Dye Family Foundation
Juanita and Philip Francis
Ingrid Haas M.D.
National Kidney Foundation of Arizona
Virginia G. Piper Charitable Trust Legacy
Wells Fargo Bank
Advertising your business in the high-quality Authors Luncheon program ensures that it will reach a targeted market of over 1,100 community supporters. Your advertising dollars will benefit you while supporting Arizona kidney patients. Premium Placement advertisers’ logos will also appear on our website.
The Arizona Women’s Board is committed to the prevention of kidney disease through awareness, education and research and to improve the quality of life for Arizonans with kidney disease. Funds are raised through the annual Friends of Erma Bombeck Authors Luncheon and used exclusively for Arizona patients.
Aware of the many needs of kidney patients in Arizona, the Arizona Women’s Board provides funds for patient services ranging from transportation to and from dialysis treatments to kidney transplants, medications, dental care or a rent payment and food for the patient and family.
2019 Photo Gallery
40 Stories of Impact
In celebration of our Annual Authors Luncheon, we are sharing 40 stories of individuals and families impacted by kidney disease. Click on the link below to read them. We thank you for being part of our story. Together, we are writing a brighter future for Arizona kidney patients.
Arizona Women’s Board
The Arizona Women’s Board is committed to the prevention of kidney disease through awareness, education and research, and to the improvement of the quality of life for Arizonans with kidney disease.
Aware of the many needs of kidney patients in Arizona, the Arizona Women’s Board makes grants to organizations that provide patient services ranging from transportation to and from dialysis, kidney transplants, medications, dental care or a mortgage payment, food for the patient and family, and kidney disease research.
The Board received its 501(c)(3) status in 2010.
Mother. Wife. Friend. Author. Journalist. Humorist. Visionary.
If you want to know Erma Bombeck, ask her kids…
(From Forever Erma © 1996 Universal Press Syndicate)