Presentations and Podcasts
Aftermath and Long-Term Impact of Brain Injury. Presented at the Women of Resilience conference, February 2017. Starts at minute 2:09.
Podcasts & Interviews
Stroke Survivor Segment on StrokeTV with Aaron Avila on February 23, 2022. Recording available on StrokeTV YouTube Channel
Life with Cavernomas vs. Life Despite Cavernomas
January 26, 2021
7:00 pm GMT (U.K.)
2:00 p.m. Eastern Time (US, Canada)
presented by Brain Injury Radio
November 1, 2020
Transitioning from recovery from brain injury to settling into life after brain injury is difficult. Reshaping and rebuilding a new life to accommodate the changes caused by brain injury can be challenging. Program panelists—survivor, Deb Brandon and caregiver, Fruit (Grace) Mauzy—join Donna O’Donnell Figurski to examine this topic.
presented by Brain Injury Radio
October 4, 2020
Listen to caregiver Fruit Grace Mauzy and brain injury survivor Deb Brandon as they mish-mosh on whatever topics catch their attention (and show host and caregiver Donna O’Donnell Figurski goes along for the ride).
Brain Injury Radio Network, Blog Talk Radio
July 19, 2020
Textiles, Weaving and Culture: Authors Deb Brandon and Anniqua Rana in Conversation
January 17, 2020
presented by Universal Design
Authors Deb Brandon and Anniqua Rana discuss fascinating traditions and culture around the world relating to textiles and weaving.
July 25, 2019
presented by Universal by Design
Deb Brandon, Elizabeth Silva, Lynn McLaughlin, and Christine Ristaino talk about writing about and healing from trauma.
Feb 11, 2019
presented by Big Blend Radio
Textile artist, academic and brain injury survivor Deb Brandon discusses her beautiful new book, “Threads Around the World: From Arabian Weaving to Batik in Zimbabwe,” that weaves together the stories of 25 diverse world cultures by showcasing their unique take on textile art.
Reviews of Books
Articles & Columns
For the Love of Textile Arts: February 7, 2019, Fiberarts Guild of Pittsburgh
Sandi Klein Show, guest post, “Why I Write“
Sanctuary Magazine interview
Superstitions as Tool (Psychology Today)
Regular Monitoring for Brain Bleeds: Inside the MRI (Psychology Today)
Carpe Diem—Living With Fear (BrainBlogger)
Understanding Different Brands of Humor: From Ambivalence to Disapproval (Psychology Today)
Moving Past the Label (Tom Howard/John H. Reid Fiction & Essay Contest 2017 Honorable Mention, Nonfiction)
Disconnections In the Aftermath of Brain Injury (Psychology Today)
My Brain Injury Almost Kept Me From Being Able to Read: A Courageous Essay By Deborah Brandon
“Humor and the Maw” (Psychology Today)
“With little help from doctors, I mapped my recovery from brain surgery” (STAT)
“In and Out of the Abyss: Depression After Brain Surgery” (Brain Blogger)
“Disconnections In the Aftermath of Brain Injury” (Psychology Today)
“My Brain Injury Almost Kept Me From Being Able to Read: A Courageous Essay By Deborah Brandon” (BookSparks)
“Mirror, Mirror” by Deborah Brandon. HAND/EYE Magazine, August 4, 2011
“Weaving a Dream” by Deb Brandon (with forward by Anita Osterhaug). Weaving Today, October 2, 2013
“Textile Techniques from Around the World.” Regular column in WARP (Weave A Real Peace) Newsletter archives
“The Surprising Connections between Ethnic Textiles and Sustainability,” Conscious Connection, March 17, 2019
“Weaver, Writer, Survivor,” Selvedge Magazine, November 17, 2018
“Beyond Brain Injury” (blog). Since 2011. Originally titled “The Bloody Brain.”
“Textile Traditions” (blog). Since 2017.
Additional publication information, including academic publications, can be found in my curriculum vitae.