ANGELINA ASSANTI –
AWARD WINNING BEST SELLING AUTHOR
Find Your Funny
I am Angelina Assanti. I was born in a small town in Massachusetts. I moved to Florida to go to college and never went back. I started writing when I was in college and wrote copy and produced my own radio show. While I was in college, I had a brief stint in stand-up comedy. You might have heard, funny people are trouble-makers so I decided I’d better do something that keeps me out of trouble. Writing books is fun and I can do it on my own schedule. I have three books out but I am currently finishing up my first mystery. My first book, “The Lottery Heiress” came out in 2013. My second book, “Mark Taylor’s Checkered Past” came out in 2014. While I was writing the third book in that series, I was diagnosed with cancer and wrote my most-successful book to date, “Thank God I Got Cancer…I’m Not a Hypochondriac Anymore!” which won two national awards and was a finalist in the International Readers’ Favorite contest. It’s also an Amazon Bestseller.
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Publications & Recognition
- 2018 Big Heart Award - Lee Memorial Regional Cancer Center
- 2017 Supporter of the Year - Team Pink
- 2016 President's Awards, Thank God I Got Cancer (FAPA)
- 2016 Readers' Favorite, Thank God I Got Cancer (Finalist)
- 2015 President's Awards, Mark Taylor (FAPA)
Past President & Board Of Directors
Florida Authors & Publishers Association
The Florida Authors & Publishers Association, Inc. is dedicated to providing the highest quality of information, resources, and professional development to members and others interested in the writing and publishing profession in the state of Florida. FAPA is a non-profit 501(c)(3) organization.
I joined FAPA in 2015, when I won a President’s Award for Mark Taylor’s Checkered Past. I joined the Board of Directors in 2016 and became the President-Elect in 2017. My term began in July 2018 at the annual conference, and ended in August 2019.
My Latest Releases
Megan Pagano has it all. But life in the fast lane isn’t all it’s cracked up to be. When a tragic accident changes everything, she promises to change her wicked ways. But when a handsome movie star comes to town to make a movie, she might just fall back into her old lifestyle when she falls into his arms.
Mark Taylor is the epitome of success. He’s handsome and adored by millions. When he goes to Miami to star in a movie, he winds up getting sucked in to a lifestyle that consumes him. To make matters worse, he has a secret that could ruin his career. Will Mark clean up his act and save his career or will he let his addiction take away everything he’s worked for?
From the pages of her diary, Angelina Assanti delivers an instruction manual for cancer patients as well as their caretakers. Filled with laugh-out-loud moments and brutal honesty, she lets you know what she’s thinking from the diagnosis to her last treatment. A must-read for anyone affected by this life-changing diagnosis
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Events & Appearances
Port Charlotte, FL
April 18, 2020
SWFL Writer's Conference - Speaker
"Join Angelina for two speaking engagements this year."
Making Money As a Writer - 12pm
Capturing Sales From Ads on Social Media - 2pm
Amelia Island, FL
February 14, 2020
Amelia Island Book Festival - Speaker
"The 2020 Amelia Island Book Festival Writers' Workshop is a popular event for writers at all levels. Through partnership with the Florida Authors & Publishers Association"