Category Archives: Books

Complex Legacies of War, Abuse, and Immigration: Nayomi Munaweera’s Island of a Thousand Mirrors and What Lies Between Us

Complex Legacies of War, Abuse, and Immigration: Nayomi Munaweera’s Island of a Thousand Mirrors and What Lies Between Us

“Where Island of a Thousand Mirrors shone a light on the horrors of war, What Lies Between Us spotlights the equally horrific specter of sexual abuse through a woman’s damaged psyche, and all the damage that is caused by denying survivors the language by which they can share their abuse without being shamed or blamed.” My 22nd article for HuffPost, published in January 2016. Read full post.

Tales for a HalloweeNight, Asylum, and More: An Interview with Real-Life Scream Queen Sandy King Carpenter

Tales for a HalloweeNight, Asylum, and More: An Interview with Real-Life Scream Queen Sandy King Carpenter

“She’s been involved in the production of classic films from Sixteen Candles and Rumble Fish to horror masterpieces They Live and Vampires. Her crews dubbed her with the nickname Mother Producer, and her desk is prominently adorned with a “No Whining” sign. She’s Sandy King Carpenter, former Hollywood script supervisor, now producer, writer, and graphic horror novel creator: a woman of many roles and real life Scream Queen.” My 21st article for HuffPost, published in January 2016. Read full post.

Examining the Highly Sensitive Personality — Sensitive: The Untold Story

Examining the Highly Sensitive Personality — Sensitive: The Untold Story

“Through more than a dozen interviews with a variety of researchers, Sensitive: The Untold Story makes a strong case outlining the physical, physiological, neurological, and emotional differences between the 20% of the highly sensitive population and the 80% who are not.” My 14th article for Huffington Post, published in October 2015. Read full post.