Deb Brandon: Living in Radiant Color

Launch Pad: Episode 32

Launch Pad: Episode 32 Launch Pad with Grace Sammon and Mary Helen Sheriff Streaming live on Facebook group Bookish Road Trip on December 21st, 2023 Available to stream January 3rd, 2024 Host Grace Sammon will interview Barbara Sapienza, Deb Brandon, Florence Reiss Kraut, and Lauren Martin about their books. Four books, four authors, thirty minutes … Read more

Guided by the Fugawi

Sometimes a title for a book or essay smacks you in the face as you write it, or shortly after you complete it. But more often than not, you agonize over it for days, weeks, months, sometimes more. I was writing a piece about how and why I started writing my memoir about recovery from … Read more


I came out of the third surgery lost and broken. I had no idea where to start. This was new territory, and I had no guide, no compass. I wanted, needed help. But all I found were books about symptoms leading up to diagnoses and acute recovery—there was very little about what happened beyond that … Read more