SOURCE: Author Monica Holloway

Author Monica Holloway

January 13, 2012 09:00 ET

Autism Memoir Author Monica Holloway to Co-Host Autism America Radio 1/21/12

LOS ANGELES, CA--(Marketwire - Jan 13, 2012) - Acclaimed autism memoir author Monica Holloway will join leading autism advocate Matthew Asner as Co-Host of Autism America Radio, a weekly radio program that gives an informative and entertaining view of the world of Autism Spectrum Disorders, on Saturday, January 21, 2012 from 3 - 5 p.m. PST on Sirius/XM Family Talk Channel 131.

Holloway, author of Cowboy & Wills, which shares the story of the golden retriever puppy that changed the life of her son with autism, and Asner will interview guests on the January 21 show, including:

  • Rodney Peete, NFL veteran quarterback and author of Not My Boy! A Father, a Son, and One Family's Journey with Autism

"Autism America Radio is an amazing program and I am honored to be invited to Co-Host with the incredible Matt Asner on January 21," says Holloway. "Listeners are invited to call in or tweet questions during the show, and it is a great way to connect those affected by autism throughout the country for two hours each week."

For questions during Autism America Radio, listeners may call 800-679-7650 (toll-free), or tweet to @autismamericar.

ABOUT MONICA HOLLOWAY: Monica Holloway is the best selling author of Cowboy & Wills, a Mother's Choice Award's Gold recipient, and the critically acclaimed author of the memoir Driving With Dead People, described by Newsweek as "unforgettable," Glamour christened "a classic," and the Washington Post deemed "irresistible." Holloway lives with her son Wills, 14, and husband Michael Price, Co-Executive Producer of The Simpsons, in Sherman Oaks, CA.

ABOUT COWBOY AND WILLS: A moving memoir about overcoming adversity, Cowboy and Wills tells the story of the golden retriever puppy who changed Monica Holloway's disabled son's life by being his first friend. Cowboy and Wills is published by Simon and Schuster and was released in 2009.

ABOUT AUTISM AMERICA RADIO: Autism America Radio is a two-hour weekly radio program heard on Sirius/XM Family Talk Channel 131 and streaming at that gives an informative and entertaining view of the world of Autism Spectrum Disorders hosted by leading autism advocate Matthew Asner, son of Ed Asner of The Mary Tyler Moore Show, and sports radio personality Nick Geber. Autism America Radio airs every Saturday from 3-5 p.m. PST.

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