A Stitch of Time is out in paperback!


Did you miss The Today Show interview with Maria Shriver? Don't worry! You can still watch it here!

Utter joy to be interviewed on my favorite podcast "The Allusionist". If you listen to only one interview, let it be this one! We are hoping

It was an honor to be the commencement speaker for Mayfield Senior School for the graduating class of 2018. You can watch my speech here.

Thrilling to appear on Weekly Infusion, a podcast co-hosted by Dr. Drew.

While in Chicago, I was featured on WGN's The John Williams show.

I was featured in a wonderful profile in The New York Post. Interviewed by Jane Ridley.

A STITCH OF TIME was featured in The Washington Post. Article by Vicky Hallett.

I was included in a fantastic podcast from BBC 4, called The Digital Human. The episode is entitled: "Echo."

The Chicago Tribune published my article "How our health care system falls short compared with those in other countries."

"An excerpt of A STITCH OF TIME was excerpted in Nautilus Magazine, in the "Consciousness" edition. Read here.

Seymour," a Paris-based magazine, asked me to write on the topic of Fear and Creativity. Read this article here.

I was interviewed by Cheryl Green for her podcast "Stories from the Brain Reels," and was featured on her blog "Who Am I To Stop It?"  

"Speechless" a documentary about aphasia, featured a new article of mine on their blog. May 2015

I was invited to be a guest blogger on "InTandem." May 2015. Read my article here.

New York Magazine, Street Style, 2011

ABC News, 2011

Upcoming Events

A Stitch of Time is out in paperback!

I am available for events and book clubs virtually and in person.
Academic, professional, motivational speaking.
Contact me for more details.


This fall, I will be working with Nevada Arts Council (in Northern California)
and most likely doing another couple live events with The Allusionist podcast. Stay tuned!


Past Events

May 2018 I launched the paperback at Book Soup launch with Liz Silver's "A Tincture of Time."  So I jumped around the country a bit...

LONG BRANCH, New Jersey - I was deeply honored to be the keynote speaker for the NJ Speech and Language Association annual conference.

NEW ORLEANS, Louisiana -The Mudlark Public Theater (in conversation with Jim Fitzmorris)

HOUSTON, Texas - Houston Aphasia Recovery Center HARC "Let's Talk" Luncheon and Brazos Bookstore (in conversation with Shafer Hall) March 2018

LOS ANGELES, California Altadena Public Library (in conversation with Khanisha Foster) and speaking at The Bellefontaine Society

SAN FRANCISCO Sketch Fest. My good pals from The Allusionist Podcast invited me to be part of the podcast, live and onstage Jan 2018. This was all kinds of fun, and hopefully will be repeated again. Stay tuned!

NEW YORK CITY at Book Culture. My official BOOK LAUNCH! In conversation with author Joselin Linder. Live music from Heather Christian. May 8, 7 pm.

CHICAGO/Logan Square reading at City Lit. In Conversation with Stephanie Douglass. May 10, 6:30 pm.

ST. LOUIS reading at Left Bank Books. In Conversation with Sylvia Sukop. May 12, 7 pm.

LOS ANGELES, presented by Vroman's Bookstore and The Pasadena Playhouse. In Conversation with author Liz Silver. Live music by Eliza Rickman. This was the very first collaboration like this between Vroman's and Playhouse. A beautiful evening under the stars! Venue: The Pasadena Playhouse CourtyardMay 15, 7 pm.

A Stitch of Time Book Reading / Discussion at University College London, Chandler House. Open to public. More info hereWednesday 2 November 2016, 5pm

Guest lecturer at the University of London, Speech and Language Department (in conjunction with "In Tandem) January 19, 2016

Spoken word event, Spark Off Rose, Los Angeles, on the theme of "Wisdom," December 14, 2015 

Guest lecturer at the Royal College of Art in London. A course on "Visual Research," with instructor/artist Catherine AnyangoNovember 6, 2015

London / UK Reading. A "Giving Tuesday" event celebrating poetry and prose of those with aphasia, at Connect. Free admission. Tuesday December 2, 7:30 pm, 2014 

Speaking at CSHA (California Speech-Language Hearing Association) Annual State Convention--Long Beach Convention Center-- March 8, 2013