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.Thank you,
Friday November 15th, 2019
6:00 pm: Location to be Announced ($5,000 + Patrons)
40th Annual Authors Luncheon
Saturday November 16th, 2019
JW Marriott Desert Ridge Resort and Spa
10:30 am: VIP Book Signing
11:00 am: General Authors Signing Event
12:00 pm: Luncheon & Program
2:00 pm: Additional Book Sales & Signing
Note: Patrons at the $5,000 level and higher are also invited to attend the Authors Dinner on November 15, 2019. This time-honored tradition is an exclusive opportunity for leading donors to enjoy conversations with our 2019 presenting authors and emcee in an intimate dinner setting. Reservations are on a first come, first served basis.
Thank you to our 2019 Lead Patrons:
Alexandra O. Bjorklund
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
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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.
In celebration of our Friends of Erma Bombeck 40th 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.
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.