BJ Gallagher

BJ GALLAGHER is an inspirational author and speaker. BJ’s international bestseller A Peacock in the Land of Penguins (Berrett-Koehler; third edition 2001), has sold over 300,000 copies in 22 languages. Her other books include Everything I Need to Know I Learned from Other Women (Conari 2002); YES Lives in the Land of NO: A Tale of Triumph Over Negativity (Berrett-Koehler 2006); Why Don’t I Do the Things I Know Are Good for Me? (Berkley/Penguin 2009); It’s Never Too Late to Be What You Might Have Been (Viva Editions/Cleis Press 2009). Her first children’s book, What’s the Matter with Henry? The True Tale of a Three-legged Cat, has won two awards: Best Gift Book of 2006 from the Cat Writers Association, and Best Humane Communication from the ASPCA.

BJ and her books have been featured on CBS Evening News with Bob Schieffer, the Today Show with Matt Lauer, Fox News, PBS, CNN, and other television and radio programs. She is quoted almost weekly in various newspapers, women’s magazines, and websites, including: O the Oprah magazine, Redbook, Woman’s World, Ladies Home Journal, First for Women, Woman’s World, New York Times, Chicago Tribune, Wall Street Journal, Christian Science Monitor, Orlando Sentinel, Seattle Post-Intelligencer,,,,, among others. Contact: or or or

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