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Thriller Writing, Hurricanes, and More: A Chat with Author Brendan Duffy

We got the chance to speak with Brendan Duffy about writing thrillers, what inspires him, the essential elements to a suspenseful novel, and more.


Why the Journey Through Trauma is a Winding Path

Take it from psychologist and author Gretchen L. Schmelzer: in healing from trauma, a step backwards can actually be a sign of progress.


On Nadia Murad's The Last Girl, and Why Memoirs of Trauma Are Vital

Nadia Murad's The Last Girl details her capture in the sex slave trade at the hands of the Islamic State. It is hard to read, but must be read.


Shaka Senghor on Fixing the United States’ Prison System

Shaka Senghor spent 19 years in prison, and has become a leading voice in criminal justice reform. Here, he identifies the areas where change is necessary.


Politics and Trauma: Ingrid Betancourt’s The Blue Line

Ingrid Betancourt's novel The Blue Line contains echoes of her own experiences as her characters get caught up in Argentina's Dirty War in the 1970s.


Q&A: “Preemie” Author Kasey Mathews on Choosing Love Over Fear

In her new memoir "Preemie: Lessons in Love, Life, and Motherhood," Kasey Mathews bravely and frankly chronicles the emotional, physical and psychological journey that began when her daughter was born at twenty-five weeks and weighing 1 lb. 11 oz.