Pocket Change


These true stories of faith and hope, love and loss, humor and heartache, invite you to share intimate moments of the author’s life and to recall similar events from your own. You ll laugh and cry with her as she recreates, in language that is both pristine and poetic, scenes that reflect universal human experience and emotion. Those who have read and enjoyed Pittman s collection of short stories, Blood Kin & Other Strangers, will want to add this book to their list of favorites. These inspirational and nostalgic stories–many of which have appeared in such prestigious publications as Guideposts Books, Ideals, Country Woman and Cup of Comfort–will encourage you to remember the past, live in the present, and look with confidence to the future.


Patsy Evans Pittman






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About the Author

Patsy Evans Pittman s stories and poems were first published in a children’s weekly while she was still in elementary school. Her next publication, however, did not occur until many years later, after a thirty-year career with GMAC.

Since then, her short stories and poems, many of which are included in this collection, have been published in FIRST for Women, Woman s World and Grit, among others, as well as in several anthologies. Her non-fiction has appeared in Guideposts Books, Cup of Comfort, Ideals, Country Woman, and others.

She has won numerous awards from Writers Digest, West Virginia Writers, Midwest Writers, Alabama Writers Conclave and Barbour County Workshop, and received a 2007 Fellowship in Literature from the West Virginia Commission on the Arts.

Mrs. Pittman and her husband Stanley live in Vienna, West Virginia, within a few miles of her birthplace. Between them, they have six children and fourteen grandchildren.