Press releases:

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Monday, June 17. 7 pm.

Scarsdale Public Library, 54 Olmsted Rd, Scarsdale, NY 10583. (914) 722-1300. Click for more information. 


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.  C.C. Mellor Memorial Library, 1 Pennwood Avenue, Edgewood, PA 15218  (412)731-0909. Click for more info and to register.

Friday, April 12, 7 pm.  Riverstone Books, Squirrel Hill, 5841 Forbes Ave, Pittsburgh, PA. (412)422-2220. Click for more info and to register.

Thursday, April 4, 6-7:15 pm. East Greenbush Community Library, 10 Community Way, East Greenbush, NY 10261 (518) 477-7476. Click here for more info.

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

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...


Let's Talk Memoir podcast with Ronit Plank. The Vulnerability of Writing About Difficult Motherhoods. 

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.)

Words & Pictures Podcast with DJ Bowman. A thought-provoking memoir. 

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.