NEWS + EVENTS, 2015
A Beautiful World: One Son's Escape from the Snares of Abuse and Devotion (non-fiction) (2009)
God Must Be Sleeping, (non-fiction) (2011 first ed., 2013 second ed.)
Landscapes of the Heart: A Survivor’s Guide (fiction) (2014)
A Beautiful World: One Son's Escape from the Snares of Abuse and Devotion (non-fiction) (Thai Language) (2015)
A Brief History in Thailand 2009 – 2014 (non-fiction) (2015)
Living the Promise: U.S.A. Prison Book Program
July 9, 2015
Living the Promise: Prison Book Program --- Milligan donated First Edition copies of “A Beautiful World” to prisons all over the United States.
A total of  books have been donated; including autographed copies!
The program was such a huge success that Milligan exhausted his entire stock in only  days.
Multiple states throughout the nation will benefit. Below are the following participating organizations:
07-03-2015 Prison Book Program – Quincy Program located in MA. Serves: All US states except CA, IL, MI, MD, NV, and TX. Donated (52) books. http://prisonbookprogram.org/.
07-07-2015 Ithaca College Books Thru Bars Program located in NY. Serves: NY. Donated (2) books. https://www.facebook.com/ICBTB.
07-07-2015 Books Through Bars, Philadelphia Program located in PA. Serves: PA, NJ, NY, DE, MD, VA, and WV. Donated (12) books. http://booksthroughbars.org/.
07-07-2015 DC Books to Prisons Project Program located in DC. Serves: All US States except New England, IL, NJ, NY, OH, OR, PA, WA, WI. Donated (4) books. http://dcbookstoprisoners.org/.
07-07-2015 Prison Library Project Program located in CA. Serves: All US states except MA. Donated (52) books. http://www.prisonlibraryproject.org/.
07-07-2015 Book ‘Em Program located in PA. Serves: PA only. Donated (12) books. http://www.bookempgh.org/.
07-08-2015 Internationalist Prison Book Collective Program located in NC. Serves: AL, and some prisons in NC. Donated (52) books. http://prisonbooks.info/.
07-08-2015 Prisoners Literature Project Program located in CA. Serves: All US states except OR and MA. Donated (5) books. http://www.prisonersliteratureproject.com/.
07-08-2015 LGBT Books to Prisoners Program located in Madison, WI. Serves: LGBTQ prisoners in all states except TX. Donated (11) books. http://lgbtbookstoprisoners.org/.
07-09-2015 Appalachian Prison Book Project Program located in WV. Serves: KY, MD, OH, TN, VA, and WV. Donated (4) books. https://aprisonbookproject.wordpress.com/.
07-09-2015 Books to Prisoners – Seattle Program located in WA. Serves: All US states except CA and MA. And, Bellingham Books to Prisoners (affiliate of BTP Seattle) Program located in WA. Serves: All US States except CA and MA. Donated (4) books. http://www.bookstoprisoners.net/ and http://www.bellinghambtp.org/.
Understanding there is much despair in prison, Milligan has chosen this particular group of individuals in which to try and reach. “The idea of donating my books to prisoners came to me when visiting the Bangkok Remand Prison located in the Trokkam District while volunteering with The Mirror Foundation in Sept. of 2014. If these men and women can come to understand no matter what circumstances may have befallen them; hope of a better life is [never] out of reach. My heart breaks when thinking of how lonely these people are.” Of which, he describes this experience is greater detail in his upcoming book release of, “A Brief History in Thailand 2009 – 2014.” Milligan further states, “Volunteering with The Mirror Foundation while in Thailand taught me many things […] one in particular --- I have clearly not given back enough.”
To find out more about The Mirror Foundation please visit http://www.themirrorfoundation.org/.
Author/Advocate Places 2nd in Group in Charity 5k
On Saturday, April 4th, 2015, international author and abuse prevention advocate Milligan ran the Annual 5k Milford Easter Dash, Milford, Michigan. All the profits from this race will go to support Community Sharing. They are a non-profit organization in Highland, MI. Their mission is to provide food, clothing, educational and emergency financial assistance to those in need while respecting their dignity and fostering their independence. For more information: CLICK HERE for their website: http://www.community-sharing.org/1/203/index.asp.
The average time for males was 32:31. Milligan came in nearly 6 minutes faster. Not bad for his first charity race of the season. The course was made up of a series of at least seven high hills, twists/turns, and a natural cross-country rugged terrain.
Click here to see Milligan's time and ranking.
Southeast Asia Magazine Features Milligan and Upcoming Book Release
March 27, 2015
Pre-Publication Announcement ---- The Delimirror News®, Thailand will be publishing the following article in their magazine schedule for newsstands April 1st – 15th. The magazine will reach an audience of at least 20,000 readers and will be distributed throughout Thailand. The article will also be available online at: http://www.delimirrornew.co.th/.
Khun Gregg Tyler Milligan is an award-winning, internationally-renowned author and advocate of abuse prevention, education, and human rights. Khun Milligan’s first book, A Beautiful World is currently being translated into Thai by a professional Thai translator out of Bangkok. The Thai version of the book will be released to the public in June 2015.
Khun Milligan’s story is one of incredible inspiration for all, and his dedication to compassion and helping others has been most recently recognized by the The Delimirror News - Thailand with The 2015 Best of Piety award. Click here to read the English Version of the magazine article.
Milligan Honored with Southeast Asia's Best of Piety Award
February 21, 2015
International Author and Human Rights Advocate Mr. Gregg Tyler Milligan is one of the individuals who will be honored to receive The Best of Piety Award; also known as the Filial Piety Award, presented by The Delimirror News – Thailand. http://www.delimirrornew.co.th/
The award recognizes individuals who have shown respect for humanity in the face of adversity. The spirit of the award is exemplified in ways such as a child/teen who was repeatedly abused, but chose to love instead of hate; along with a child who chose to love his parents even though they did not return this love.
Milligan’s story is even more compelling because he continued to love and care for his parents regardless of the abuse he endured at their hands. Milligan has also shown that anyone can rise above the adversity of abuse and/or life’s trauma, raising his only son with love and compassion. Thus breaking the cycle of abuse. The award also represents a person who believes in a functional society, and pursues this by action, to be those of education and compassion as the only ways in which any society can survive and thrive. Lastly, one who is ethical, engages in good conduct to all people, displays empathy for the innocent, fights for the weak, brings honor to his/her ancestors on earth and in heaven, by any and all sacrifices; including their own death. Milligan’s books and his actions specifically exemplify this character.
Link to the official announcement: http://www.delimirrornew.co.th/?page_id=946%E0%B8%8A
The award ceremony will be hosted in Bangkok, Thailand on March 5th. A black-tie event and media companies from all S.E. Asian countries will be present for filming and interviews.
It is the first time an American will be honored by receiving this award.
A Beautiful World by Gregg Tyler Milligan Very Welcome by Madame Jacqueline President of New Delimirror มาดามแม่ ดร.ต้นบุญ วิสาขา ประธานอำนวยการ พร้อมทีมงานนักข่าว และ บก. เตรียมต้อนรับนักเขียนระดับสากล และ เปิดตัวหนังสือ A Beautiful World ฉบับแปลภาษาไทยที่จะเปิดตัวในเมืองไทยในเร็วๆนี้คะ ขอแสดงความยินดีและขอบคุณท่านประธานอำนวยการ เดลิมิเร่อร์ ผู้สื่อข่าวทุกท่านที่ให้การต้อนรับทีมงาน Save one Another เป็นอย่างดีในครั้งนี้ด้วยคะ!
In cooperation with The New Delimirror, on behalf of Author Gregg Tyler Milligan, his Marketing Agent Ms. Pimpat Thanaseelungkool is welcomed by Madame Jacqueline, President of The Delimirror, along with Senior Reporters and Editor.
Click here to see pictures from the welcome meeting with the Delimirror.