James Owen Welch holding a copy of debut book, 'Steven Black and the Tales from Beyond: The Orb of Possibility.' Photo courtesy of Ryan Welch.

Art & Culture

Hollister teen self-publishes first book

James Owen Welch blends sci-fi and fantasy in ‘Steven Black and the Tales from Beyond: The Orb of Possibility.’

Local author Terry Butler. Photo courtesy of Terry Butler.

Art & Culture

Terry Butler and his Crooked Ladder

Hollister author publishes a first volume of collected stories.

Photo provided by Jafe Danbury.

Art & Culture

Local author releases novel about domestic abuse

With October being National Domestic Violence Awareness Month, "The Other Cheek" challenges readers to reevaluate what they really know about domestic abuse.

Family and fitness are at the center of Brittany Renz's life. Photo provided.

San Benito Lifestyle

From personal trainer to motherhood trainer

Hollister resident Brittany Renz’s new book “Girl, You Got This!” shows new mothers how to bring efficiency and healthy habits back into their lives.

Local author Josh Oelrich. Photo by John Chadwell.

Art & Culture

Meet local author Josh Oelrich at the library

Q and A portion to follow book reading.

It took Josh Oelrich 10 years of research and five years to write his first book. He hopes the following four in the series will only take him five years. Photo by John Chadwell.

San Benito Lifestyle

Local author makes Best Of list with debut book

Josh Oelrich releases first of a five-volume sci-fi fantasy series.