interviews up

Thank you, patient readers! I just posted pages on Jonathan (the teen from SNAP) and Jenner. You can get to them through the interviews page on this website. Jenner sent me a picture of herself surfing with her sweetie. I’ve also included her email response to reading the Strong at the Heart with her story in it for the first time. Jonathan’s page tells how he helped the district attorney prosecute his offender.


The Kids Center in Bend, Oregon, has asked me to come and do an book event to help launch their new Darkness to Light program. I’ve reviewed the materials and they look great.

Darkness to Light is trains adults to be able to respond appropriately to kids needs–whether it is for a safer environment, for adults who can talk comfortably about sexual abuse, or for intervention in an ongoing situation.

If you are in Bend on January 31st be sure to come by the main library at 6 p. m. for a reading and discussion about Strong at the Heart. Elaine Knobbs, the prevention coordinator at the Kids Center, and I will be on Good Morning Central Oregon earlier that day.

more events

The past few weeks I’ve been busy setting up more speaking engagements. On March 30th I’ll be at Bookshop Santa Cruz and the following Sunday at the 11th Annual Davis Child Sexual Abuse Awareness Conference.

March 11th is Reading the World, an excellent children’s literature conference in San Francisco. I’ll be speaking there as well on the representation of sexual abuse survivors in young adult literature.


There’s a very lively and informative blog written by an adult male survivor called Recovery Vehicle. You might want to check it out.

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  1. EHerring January 27, 2006 at 12:22 pm

    Carolyn, I see that you will be one of the keynote speakers at the upcoming Northern California Child Sexual Abuse Conference. I so look forward to seeing you there. Blessings – Eileen

  2. Carolyn Lehman January 27, 2006 at 12:52 pm

    Be sure to introduce yourself to me at one of the breaks, Eileen.

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