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Lally has lived in Sri Lanka, Ghana, Wales, England, Pennsylvania, and California.

She is a member of the Davis Writers Salon, the California Writers Club (Sacramento, Fresno) and the Elk Grove Writers Guild.  Her writing has been published in anthologies for the California Literary Review and the Sacramento branch of the California Writers' Club in 2022. 

She received Honorable Mention from Writers Digest in 2022 and in October 2022 she was a finalist in a nationwide talent search for America's Next Great Author, a TV pilot.

Her article about her recovery from a stroke was published in the Davis Enterprise in May, 2023 and she is an author for Doximity's Op-Med (an online networking service for medical professionals).

Her interview about a day in the life of a psychiatrist has received  over 66,000 online views from pre-med students who are considering a career as a doctor or wish to specialize in the field of psychiatry.

Her memoir, "The Fortune Teller's Prophecy" won first place in the 2024 Chanticleer International Book Awards for inspiring and uplifting no fiction.


Dr. Lally Pia
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