Writer, publisher, and teacher Cheryl McLean recently posed this question to me: “How do you envision the healing arts having an impact in these challenging and chaotic times?” She gave me three minutes to respond, so this is what I came up with. “I shan’t attempt to address the specific challenges we’re all so very […]
I’m delighted to say that Wising Up Press, the US publishing company that published my 2018 memoir, Journeys with a Thousand Heroes: A Child Oncologist’s Story, has just made it available as an e-book on both Kindle and Apple. At CDN $6.88, it’s a snip, so enjoy!
I’m back to posting extracts from my new medical memoir, Healing by Intent, which will be published soon by HARP The People’s Press (www.harppublishing.ca). I especially like this piece because it’s the purest example of how art can be good for whatever ails you. Art in the ER ‘Maybe I don’t need a doctor. I […]
I’ve just finished my second medical memoir, which I’m calling it Healing by Intent. So I’m posting a few extracts here on my website and on my Facebook site. The last one I posted three weeks ago – Professional Grief – was about the tough issue all we caregivers face, that of dealing with our […]
I do hope you will join us for the fourth and final virtual book launch by HARP The People’s Press (www.harppublishing.ca) of Indigenous author Patricia Vickers’ beautiful and important publication about her triumphant healing from inter-cultural and inter-generational violence. For this final episode, Dr. Gabor Mate will be Patricia’s guest. Physician and much-published author Dr. […]
Singing to the Darkness – Join Us for the Feast Hall Book Launch It’s not too late to register!
Professional Grief Show me the data that solemnity ever cured anything, Patch Adams, MD There’s a term for it. For the grief that caregivers experience when we lose one of our patients. We call it “professional grief”—a phrase that in its clinical dryness captures the all-too-rare acknowledgment of its very existence. We may be trained […]
Dr. Patricia Vickers is the first Indigenous author to be published by our publishing house, HARP The People’s Press (www.harppublishing.ca). I first learned about Feast Hall writing style in her inquiry, Singing to the Darkness, in which Patricia includes monologues and meditations along with twenty of her original art pieces. Dr. Gabor Maté, author of […]
Blood Work: A Review by Adult Educator Leslee Larsen, December, 2019 I’m delighted to add another review of my YA novel, Blood Work, this one from adult educator Leslee Larsen, who captures the essence of the novel as a chance for what’s called transformative learning. As Leslee illustrates so well, ’Raig, the protagonist of Blood […]
I’m delighted to say my medical memoir has just been released by Wising Up Press http://universaltable.org/librarynonfiction/journeysthousandheroes.html Bookstore: http://universaltable.org/bookstore.html It is available from their bookstore (at a 25% discount) for $15 US, but after July 16 it will be on Amazon and other internet outlets at the standard price of $20 Journeys with a Thousand Heroes: A […]