Sonya Haramis, M.Ed., is a storyteller of spirit. Through her award-winning books she shows us that we can write and rewrite our own future and that we need to discover the beauty within. Through her children’s book about a tiny angel called Lumi, she helps young readers find their wings and teaches us that even the smallest of us can get our wings. Her books and short stories share her tales of spirit, which tap on ancient wisdom for present times and show us that even when we are broken, there is hope.
Her Modern Greek myth, The Circle of Olympians, won the National Best Books Awards 2007 for Mythology/Folklore, and was an Award Finalist in Visionary Fiction. It was an Award Finalist in the National Indie Excellence Awards 2008 in Multicultural Fiction, and is now available as an ebook. She is shopping the film version of The Circle of Olympians.
Sonya is also the author of Gracious Gifts…Expressions of the Divine, a book of inspirational parables endorsed by Deepak Chopra, James Redfield, Dr. John Gray, Midwest Book Review and others. This book was an Award Winner in two categories of the National Indie Excellence Awards 2008: Religious Fiction and Short Story Fiction.
Her inspirational fairytale for children, The Adventures of Lumi Nary Light A Fairy Tale of a Teeny Tiny Angel, illustrates her belief in angels, magic, love, Heaven, and miracles for young readers. Lumi has been honored by the Mom’s Choice Awards, Silver, for Juvenile Level 1 Books (Ages 5-8) for Fantasy, Myths & Legends! And is an Award Winner in the USA Best Books 2011 for Children’s Fiction, and an Award-Finalist in Children’s Mind/Body/Spirit; Creative Child Magazine: 2011 Creative Child Awards Program, a 2011 Preferred Choice Award, Books for Kids category; and 2012 National Indie Excellence Awards winner Children’s Inspirational/Motivational; Honorable Mention 2012 Purple Dragonfly Book Awards in Children’s Chapter Book, and Spiritual/Religious categories.
Sonya hosts Keeping the Path Lit, on Sedona Talk Radio, and is developing an inspirational show for television.
She is a Nidan/(second degree) black belt in Aikido, a martial art of harmony often referred to as the Art of Peace. Sonya holds a master’s degree in counseling psychology from Boston University and a bachelor’s degree from Boston College.
“…Sonya Haramis will establish herself as one of the great spiritual storytellers of our time…”
– Liz Illgen for Retailing Insight (formerly New Age Retailer).