Path to Wellness Conference for Educators at the Woodstock Inn in Woodstock, VT and The Sheraton Hotel in South Burlington, VT on January 19 and 20, 2016, respectively. Deanna will provide the Keynote Speech for each of the two conferences, focusing on loss and love, and strategies for finding one’s way in worlds of pain.
Aldrich Public Library, Barre, VT on July 15, 2015 at 6:00 – 8:00 pm. Deanna presented Crossing the Horizon – her writing as well as her grief journey – at the Authors at the Aldrich series. Books were available for purchase with help from Next Chapter Bookstore in Barre, VT. For a video of the entire presentation, visit http://www.aldrichpubliclibrary.org/events/authors-at-the-aldrich/
National Bereaved Parents USA Conference, Hartford, VT July 24-26, 2015 Deanna presented about using creative writing to manage PTSD — the genesis of Crossing the Horizon.
Central Vermont Television (CVTV) aired Steve Pappas’ 30 minute live interview with Deanna in June, 2015. In it, Deanna explains the origins and writing of Crossing the Horizon and strategies for dealing with PTSD symptoms. She also describes how the book has been received by grieving readers. CVTV Interview Link
WCAX TV, Burlington, VT hosted Deanna during Books Over Breakfast at 6:55 on May 6, 2015 to discuss Crossing the Horizon. http://www.wcax.com/story/28990966/books-over-breakfast-crossing-the-horizon
Vermont Public Radio Suzanne Spencer Rendahl penned a commentary about Crossing the Horizon which aired for the first time on 5/5/15. To see her commentary with photos, visit http://digital.vpr.net/post/
WMST-AM in Lexington, KY interviewed Deanna May 15th, 2015 during the show Mornings on Main.
Times Argus, Barre, VT and Rutland Herald, Rutland Vermont featured Crossing the Horizon and Deanna’s grief journey with a front page article on March 22, 2015. The article was written by editor Steven Pappas.
Wiley Radio, Springfield, IL aired a live interview with Deanna about Crossing the Horizon on Hotline, April 17.
WESB Radio, NY/Bradford, PA interviewed Deanna about Crossing the Horizon for the radio’s LiveLine program.
The Last Chapter Bookstore in Barre, VT hosted a meet-the-author session for Crossing the Horizon on March 18, 2015 from 6:30 – 8:00 p.m. A standing-room-only audience listened as Deanna read aloud from her story and shared her experiences and healing process.