In December 2010 The River of Forgetting—A Memoir of Healing from Sexual Abuse will be published by Booksmyth Press. I’ve been working on this book for nine years now, and I am so excited about getting it out there!
Despite the subject matter, this is a story of hope and healing. I have been fortunate to have an amazing therapist, supportive friends, and creative resources such as writing and dance/movement. In the course of the book, I come to see my life very differently.
In one scene, my therapist watches me writhe on the floor, overwhelmed by physical flashbacks, but in the next minute I crawl over to where she is sitting and she holds me safe and warm. Back and forth between trauma and trust, until I really get it that I have grown past the ugliness and into a beautiful life.
Watch this space for details on ordering.