April 4, 2014
Northtown Books
Arcata, CA

April 3, 2014
KHUM Interview
listen here

January 18, 2014
“My Unexpected Camino”
PetchaKutcha, vol.2
Arcata, CA

November 21, 2013
Stop the Violence Campaign
Eureka, CA

November 16, 2011
Keynote Speaker
“What I Learned from Healing from Abuse
and How It Helped Me Survive Again”
Stop the Violence Campaign, Healing Breakfast
Eureka, CA

April 24, 2008
Plenary Speaker
In Their Own Words
Downstate Conference on Child Abuse
Rend Lake, IL

October 13, 2007
“STRONG AT THE HEART: How it Feels to Heal from Sexual Abuse”
Berkeley Public Library
Berkeley, CA

October 11, 2007
“STRONG AT THE HEART: Overcoming the stigma of sexual victimization”
professional training with Arturo Carillo and Sal Nuñez
Walden House
San Francisco, CA

September 17-19, 2007
“STRONG AT THE HEART: Overcoming the stigma of sexual victimization” workshop
“Child Sexual Abuse: Books to Use with Youth and Families” poster session
12th International Conference on Violene, Abuse and Trauma
San Diego, CA

February 24-25, 2007
Survivors of Sexual Abuse in Young Adult and Children’s Literature”
invited speaker
Reading the World IX
University of San Francisco
San Francisco, CA

February 17, 2007, at 9 am and 11 am services
Community and Spirituality in Healing from Sexual Abuse”
Humboldt Unitarian Universalist Fellowship
Bayside, California

January 24, 2007, 2-3 pm Pacific Time
“Role Models for Healing from Child Sexual Abuse”
live interview with
Dr. Kathleen Brooks on
Breaking the Conspiracy of Silence

November 15-18, 2006,
“Strong at the Heart: Role Models for Healing from Child Sexual Abuse”
2006 Healthy Teen Network/CACSAP
National Conference
Anaheim, CA

November 10-13, 2006,
“Sexual Abuse and Healing in Books for Young Adults”
California Library Association
108th Annual Conference
Sacramento, CA

November 9, 2006, 5-9 p.m.
feaured speaker
A Community Celebration of Women and Men Healing from Sexual Abuse
Instituto Familiar de la Raza
2919 Mission St. (between 25th & 26th)
San Francisco, CA

sponsored by
Healing for Change; Instituto Familiar de la Raza; City College Concert and Lecture Series; Project Survive; and the Women’s Studies, Business, Health Education and Community Health Studies, and Gay, Lesbian and Bisexual Studies departments at City College of San Francisco.

June 17, 2006, 2 p. m.
Featured speaker
Writers in the Afternoon
Humboldt County Public Library
Main Library Meeting Room

May 2 and May 15, 2006, 9 a. m.
guest interview
The Good Life Show with Jesse Dylan
Listen live online or on Sirus channel 114.
Hear the archived interview.

April 27, 2006, 7:00 p.m.
Keynote Speaker
Take Back the Night
Redding, California
sponsored by Shasta County Victim Witness

April 27, 2006, 2006, 8:00 – 9:00 a.m. PST
Author interview on “Murray in the Morning”
Redding, California

April 22, 2006, 1:00-3:00 p.m.
“Strong At The Heart: True Stories of Healing from Sexual Abuse”
sponsored by The Women’s Center
Cambridge, MA

April 20, 2006, 7:00-9:00 p.m.
“Truth to Tell”
Writing workshop for teen girls
sponsored by The Cambridge Women’s Center
Cambridge, MA

April 19, 2006, 6:00-8:00 p.m.
STRONG AT THE HEART: Survivor Activism
Kirkland House Junior Common Room
Harvard University
Cambridge, MA
sponsored by Take Back the Night Committee
and the Coalition Against Sexual Violence

April 5, 2006, 1:00-2:00 p.m. Eastern Standard Time, 10:00 a.m. Pacific
Connect for Kids
Online book chat with Susan Phillips
Archived at Connect for Kids

April 3, 2006, 7:30 p. m.
Book event with
Akaya Windwood, Staci Haynes,
and Maria Gonzalez Barrons
at Black Oak Books
Berkeley, CA

April 2, 2006, 9:30 am – 5:00 pm
Keynote Speaker, “The Healing Power of Words”
with Molly Fisk
Twelfth Annual Northern California
Child Sexual Abuse Awareness Conference
Davis, CA

March 30, 2006, 7:30-8:30 p.m.
Book signing
introduction by Laura Davis
Bookshop Santa Cruz

March 29, 10:00 a.m. – Noon
Santa Cruz Free Radio
Interview with Evelyn Hall

March 11, 12, 13, 2006
Reading the World: Children’s Book Conference,
University of San Francisco, San Francisco, California.
Conference session, “Everyday Heroes: sexual abuse in young adult literature, what are we telling the kids?”

February 23, 2006, 7-8 p.m.
Award recipient
Vagina Warriors reception
Humboldt State University
Arcata, California

February 2, 2006
Humboldt Community NETwork
Invited panelist, “Teen Sexual Violence.”

January 31, 2006, 6:30 a.m. (replays at 8:30 a.m.)
Good Morning Central Oregon, with Kristi Miller, Bend Broadband Radio.
Talk show guest.

January 31, 2006, 6-7:30 p.m.
Brooks Room, Bend Public Library
Public reading and discussion of STRONG AT THE HEART, to launch Darkness to Light, a community response to child sexual abuse. Sponsored by KIDs Center.

November 11, 2005, 7-9 p.m.
Northtown Books
Arcata, CA

November 7, 2005, 9:00 a.m.
The Morning Show, KHUM, 104.7 and 104.3 FM, Ferndale, California. Live interview with Cliff Berkowitz during KHUM’s Stop the Violence campaign. Webcast live at

November 7, 2005, 1 p.m.
Homepage, KHSU, 90.5 FM, Arcata, California. Author interview by Heather Johnson.

November 7, 2005, 2 p.m.
Through the Eyes of Women, KHSU, 90.5 FM, Arcata, California. Prerecorded interview with Ruth Mountaingrove.

November 5, 2005, LIVE at 3:40 p.m. PST, 6:40 EST
You: the Owner’s Manual, Health Radio Network. Live interview with Dr. Michael Roisen. Archived at Health Radio Network. Look for 2005-11-05

October 31, 2005, 1:30-2 p.m.
Book Town, KVMR, 89.5 FM, Nevada City, California. Interview by poet Molly Fisk about the writing of STRONG AT THE HEART, webcast live at