Press releases:

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Webinars and programs:

The Basics of Book Self-Marketing with author Karen DeBonis. Saturday, January 13, 2024. 2 pm. Guilderland Public Library, 2228 Western Avenue, Guilderland, NY 12084 (518)456-2400 (Registration required.)


Book talks and signings: 


Thursday, April 4, 6-7:15 pm

East Greenbush Community Library, 10 Community Way, East Greenbush, NY 10261 (518) 477-7476. Click here more more info.


Friday, April 12, 7 pm

Riverstone Books, Squirrel Hill, 5841 Forbes Ave, Pittsburgh, PA. (412)422-2220. Click for more info and to register.


Saturday, April 13, 11 am

Bethel Park Public Library, 5100 W. Liberty Ave, Bethel Park, NY 15102. (412)835-2207.  Click for more info and to register.


Saturday, April 13, 2 pm

Pleasant Hills Public Library, 302 Old Clairton Rd, Pittsburgh, PA (412) 655-2424.



Monday, November 20, 2023. 12 pm. William K. Sanford Town Library, 629 Albany Shaker Road, Loudonville, NY 12211
(518) 810-0311

Saturday, November 18. POSTPONED UNTIL 2024. 2 pm. Scarsdale Public Library, 54 Olmsted Rd, Scarsdale, NY 10583. (914) 722-1300 

Thursday, November 2. 6 pm. Troy Public Library, 100 2nd St
Troy, NY 12180 (518) 274-7071

Wednesday, October 25. 6 pm. Watervliet Public Library, 1501 Broadway, Watervliet, NY 12189. (518) 274-4471

Sunday, October 22. 2 pm. Mt. Lebanon Public Library, 16 Castle Shannon Blvd. Pittsburgh, PA 15228-2252 (412) 531-1912

Sunday, July 23. 2 pm. Vischer Ferry General Store. 357 Riverview Rd. Rexford, NY 12148 (518) 579-0195

Saturday-Sunday, July 15-16. 10 am-5 pm. Columbus Book Festival, Columbus Ohio.

Saturday, June 10, 2023. 1 pm. Waterford Library. 117 3rd St
Waterford, NY 12188 (518) 237-0891

Tuesday, June 6, 2023. 2 pm.  Brunswick Library book talk. 4118 Route 2, Troy, NY. (518) 279-4023

Saturday, June 3, 2023. 9 am-1 pm. Brunswick Library Garden Day. 4118 Route 2, Troy, NY. (518) 279-4023

Saturday, May 27, 2023. 12 pm. Market Block Books, 290 River Street, Troy NY 12180 (518) 328 - 0045

Wednesday, May 24, 2023. 6 pm Sand Lake Library, 8428 Miller Hill Rd, Averill Park, NY 12018 (518) 674-5050

Saturday, May 13, 2023. 3 pm. The Book House of Stuyvesant Plaza. 1475 Western Avenue, Albany NY 12203 (518) 489 - 4761

Interviews, mentions, podcasts, the kitchen sink...

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Radio Health Journal interview. Medical Gaslighting: What to do When Doctors Stop Listening to You.

I Don't Know How You Do It podcast with Jessica Fein. From People-Pleaser to Badass.

Billy Dees podcast. Growth: A Mother, Her Son, and the Brain Tumor They Survived on YouTube. (Also listen on Spotify, Apple Podcasts, iHeart Radio, Amazon Music, and more.)

One Line, One Love podblog with Gail Boenning and Jay Armstrong. Honesty builds trust.

Claiming Your Voice podcast with Janeice Garrard. People-pleasing: The struggle is real.

This Club Suucks podcast with Melissa M Monroe. Prolonged Anticipatory Grief

Elevating Voices in Memoir and Fiction podcast with Joelle Tamraz. Author interview.

Midlife-A-Go-Go podcast with Valerie Albarda. Overcoming obstacles.

Instagram Live with Alyson Shelton. Where I'm From

Twitter (X) Spaces with Rachel Thompson. Author interview. 

Albany Times Union book spotlight: "A powerful and emotional memoir."

Name Three Things Newsletter interview with Abby Alten Schwartz. When you know something is wrong.

Next Tribe article interview by Morgan Baker: When's the best time to write a memoir? Over 50, of course.

Writing Class Radio essay reading: Even the weak can weather the storm.

Helene T. Stelian Coaching interview: Writing a memoir about the risk of people-pleasing.

Canvas Rebel author highlight: Meet Karen DeBonis.