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Kirkus Reviews called Watermark, “A measured, affecting look at a struggling and burdened teenager . . . tight, unembellished prose makes for an easy read and even adds a hint of mystery.”

I was interviewed by Marty Moss-Coane on her show Radio Times, produced at WHYY, Philly’s NPR affiliate.

Very grateful to Parade Magazine for including Even If Your Heart Would Listen in its list of the 10 most inspiring books written by women in 2019!  Thank you!

Many thanks to Hadassah Magazine for including Even If Your Heart Would Listen in its 10 Summer Reading Picks!

Upcoming Events

Book Reading and Discussion in Philadelphia

Date: June 6, 2020

Time: 7 p.m.

Location: Big Blue Marble Bookstore 551 Carpenter Lane Philadelphia, 19119

Join me as I read from my upcoming novel, Watermark.

Local Author Night at Bordentown, NJ Library

Date: June 8, 2020

Location: Bordentown Library 18 E Union St, Bordentown, NJ 08505

Join me as I read and discuss Even If Your Heart Would Listen: Losing My Daughter to Heroin.

Book Reading and Conversation about Drug Treatment and Policy

Date: June 18, 2020

Time: 6:30 p.m.

Location: A Novel Idea, 1726 E Passyunk Ave. Philadelphia, PA 19148

Join me as I read from my memoir, Even If Your Heart Would Listen: Losing My Daughter to Heroin, and converse with Brooke M. Feldman, MSW, Activist and Philadelphia Center Manager at CleanSlate Centers.

Book Reading and Discussion in Willow Grove, PA

Date: June 20, 2020

Time: 1 p.m.

Location: Barnes and Noble 102 Park Avenue Willow Grove, PA 19090

Join me as I read from my novel, Watermark.

Past Events

Many thanks to the local bookstores that have been kind enough to host me!  If you are looking for a copy of Even If Your Heart Would Listen, perhaps as a gift, I have left autographed copies at the following stores.  Let’s patronize our community bookstores!

Big Blue Marble in Mt. Airy (Philly)
Shakespeare and Company (downtown Philly)
Main Point Books (Wayne, PA)
Tattered Cover in Denver
Barnes and Noble in Boulder

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Elise would love to join your book club discussion of Even If Your Heart Would Listen, in person or via Skype.

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