Christy Otto Giveaway Surprise: First 50 Commenters On Previous Post Get A Book (Thanks to an Anonymous Reader)

Some very nice news came in since the Christy Otto book giveaway post went up. A reader who wishes to remain anonymous has very generously chosen to donate copies of one of Christy Otto’s books of artwork to the first 50 people who left comments on the previous Q&A post. Call it an early Christmas gift in appreciation to the readers here. Wow!

Below you’ll find the first 50 people going by time stamps on your comments.

So if you’re in this group, please send your address in to me [ewesner[at]gmail[dot]com] and I’ll get that over to Christy so you can have your book mailed out:

Carolyn Utter
Annie Joetta Mailman
Lisa Yetman
Liz Bourgeois
Susan Heim
Kathy Raderstorf
Marjorie Gagne
Anthony Shope
Adrienne McGinley
Kim Albert
Jim Potter
Warren Henry
Bill Theroux
Marlene Colebank
Karen Adolphson
Sarah Steele
John Hill
Mary at Blue Door
Barbara Bamberger Scott
Sandra Rogaskie
Maxine Diffey
Mary M
Terry Garner
Marilyn Hartman
Laurie Gurnett
Susan Boyd
CoraVee Caswell
Cindy Holland
Joseph Frey
Martha Smith
Esther Kern
Susan Abbott
Daniel Simon
Antoinette Rudge
Esther Schmucker
Al in Ky
Diane P
sheri g
Carl Crandell
Jeanne McCarthy
Kelly Di Pari
Carol Lukaszewicz
Don Burke
Alice Berger

And much gratitude goes out to the reader who is paying for this. I’d love to acknowledge him publicly but will of course honor his wish to stay anonymous. Thank you!

Giveaway for remaining commenters

So if you’re not in the first 50, we’re still going to do a giveaway as per the original plan, drawing one winner from the remaining comments.

I chose one winner at random from the remaining comments, using

The winner is Loretta Shumpert!

Congrats Loretta, send me your address and I’ll get that to Christy (ewesner[at]gmail[dot]com).

Get Christy’s books

If you’d like to get one of Christy’s books (he has three of them), they are sold at some Amish/Mennonite bookstores.

Or, you can order direct from Christy himself. Here’s the address & prices:

Christy Otto
6075 S 300 W
Topeka, IN 46571

Include a check… $13 for one book, $25 for two. Free shipping.

And if you missed the original Q&A and wondering what this is all about, Christy Otto is an Amish artist living in northern Indiana who paints and draws. You can read more here. Thanks to everyone who helped make this happen!

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    1. Book

      I would love to receive one of your books, I read quite a lot, when you are a shut in. I would appreciate a copy of your book. Thank you. Have a blessed day and Thanksgiving.

    2. Sara

      THANK YOU!

      Wow, this is amazing!! Thank you SO MUCH to this very generous person who has given us this wonderful gift. It is such a beautiful gesture, you’ve made my day 🙂

    3. Loretta Shumpert


      I am thrilled to win a Chisty Otto book!
      Erik, I am not sure where to send my address….?

      1. Loretta Shumpert

        I see it

        I see now where to email you. I was too excited, I guess.
        Thank you again.

    4. Bill Theroux
    5. J.O.B.

      Thank you to the mystery/anonymous donor.

    6. Marie Rizzo


      I am always reading books and this is my favorite subject I only buy books that are published by Christian bass books

    7. Pastor Francis Doig

      Brothers and Sisters

      I look at the Amish community in dansville New York as my extended family

    8. Kelly DiPari

      Christy Otto book giveaway

      I’ve never won anything before and am very
      excited! How do we go about getting our free
      book? Where it says “mail” I thought it was
      asking for my email address. Was I supposed
      to enter my mailing address? Would someone
      please let me know? Thank you.

      1. Joseph Frey

        Where to email your address

        So if you’re in this group, please send your address in to me [ewesner[at]gmail[dot]com] and I’ll get that over to Christy so you can have your book mailed out:

    9. Kathy Eberhart

      Enjoy the news letter

      I am very pleased to have accidentally found your information on a site and now I am receiving the News letter. Thank you very much.

    10. Karen D Adolphson

      ADDRESS for book winner Adolphson

      Here’s my contact/mailing information for the book giveaway:

      Karen Adolphson
      10314 Tanager Trail
      Brecksville OH 44141
      TEL: 1-440-717-9388

      THANK YOU!

    11. Martha Smith

      Christy Otto book

      I received my book. Just wanted to tell you how much I’m enjoying it. Thank you so much.

    12. great

      I think it’s really original. I hope you always comes up with fresh, engaging concepts.

    13. thanks

      The article was thought-provoking and left me with a new perspective on the subject.