The Lillian Dean Inspiration Award Recipient for 2018 is...


 Carroll Leslie

Carroll Leslie

The Cuesta College Central Coast Writers Conference congratulates 
Carroll Leslie of Volumes of Pleasure Book Shoppe.


 About Carroll
Carroll LeslieCarroll has been supporting the Central Coast Writers Conference for over 10 years.  She and her staff handle the Conference Book Store during the conference and after by offering our staff’s books in their store.  Carroll is a huge supporter of first time local novelists and new writers by selling their books at her store.

Volumes of Pleasure LogoCarroll has owned Volumes of Pleasure Book Shoppe in Los Osos since 1992 and is a social justice warrior. Her store is the only independent bookstore in the county that stocks only new books as well as many gift items. Her dedication to the art of writing and supporting writers is unparalleled. We are honored to offer her this award.