RUNNING INTO THE NIGHT, A MEMOIR

New York City, 1979. At seven years old, Joanna’s mother sends her out to deliver cocaine. She spends many days alone locked up in a Jackson Heights apartment, and many nights lying awake in fear for her life. After two traumatic years living with her mother, Joanna is sent into a foster care system that fails to protect her, she realizes that nobody will fight for her. Joanna’s only chance is to fight for herself…

 
 

THE WRATH OF STRANGERS, A FOSTER CARE MANIFESTO

The Wrath of Strangers: A Foster Care Manifesto is the follow-up to Running into the Night, A Memoir. 

"Beyond foster care system reform. A manifesto for helping the broken child, not just fixing the broken system."

 
 

WALKING ON STILL ROAD, STORIES OF LOVE, LOSS & LONGING

When the past keeps you in chains, you long for a yesterday that is long gone. You long for the one that got away. The one you've managed to tie up with the heart strings of your memory. You call for them, sometimes in dreams. Sometimes in the silent, dark hours of night. The foolish heart knows nothing. It beats mercilessly to the dance of longing, incapable of feeding its hollow hunger.