Botelho, Richard 1958–

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Botelho, Richard 1958–

(Richard B. Botelho)

PERSONAL: Born May 9, 1958, in Elizabethtown, KY; son of Henry Joseph (a company vice president) and Elva (a homemaker; maiden name, Waweise) Botelho. Ethnicity: "Caucasian." Education: California State University, Sacramento, B.A., 1981, M.A., 1983. Politics: Republican. Religion: Church of Christ.

ADDRESSES: Office—Windstream Publishing Co., 303 Windstream Pl., Danville, CA 94526. E-mail[email protected].

CAREER: Windstream Publishing Co., Danville, CA, principal and marketing consultant, 1984–. MDM Publications, member of editorial staff.

MEMBER: BIA Northern California.

AWARDS, HONORS: SCPHC Gold Award, 1995, for The New Individualism: Personal Change to Transform Society.


The New Individualism: Personal Change to Transform Society, Windstream Publishing (Danville, CA), 1995.

Leah's Way (novel), Windstream Publishing (Danville, CA), 2004.

Contributor to periodicals, including Journal of Personal Transformation and MUFON.

WORK IN PROGRESS: Earth, a novel; research for The Full Extent: An Inquiry into the Purpose of Man.

SIDELIGHTS: Richard Botelho told CA: "The primary motivation in my writing is to more effectively promote an inquiry into the study and purpose of man. The great influences on my work include the Bible, Teilhard de Chardin, Peter Russell, Jacques Vallee, and Frank Drake. My writing process is based on solid research and conceptual synthesis of ideas from leading thinkers in the field of philosophical anthropology."