Donna Gawell is the author of a historical novel In the Shadow of Salem which was released by Heritage Beacon on June 18,  2018.

Donna is holding a hand-painted plate from the Hupka Manor House.  It was presented to her as a gift by the mayor of Niwiska, her grandparents’ village in Poland.  She views the gift as the equivalent of receiving the keys to a city.  Her most recent book, “Travel Back to Your Roots” is available on Amazon.com in print and ebook format. Donna’s current writing project is a historical novel set during WWII in Niwiska.