FRED & FRIEDA Premiere!

The April 2010 production of FRED & FRIEDA at the Greenbelt Arts Center was a glorious success thanks to fabulous, sold-out audiences. Watch for news here on its next production.
- njb, 19 Apr 10 | link | 0 comments

Adopted: For the Life of Me (Documentary)

This award-winning PBS documentary by Jean Strauss about adult adoptees searching for their roots will surely move and entertain you. Join us for the DC-area screening on Sunday, Nov. 17, 10:30 am at Mishkan Torah Synagogue, 10 Ridge Rd., Greenbelt, MD, followed by a discussion with local adoption reformers. All welcome. Free/donation. Breakfast available for purchase beginning at 9:30 am - come early! For more info, call 301-892-0402.

- njb, 30 Oct 13 | link | 0 comments


UK Book Launch - Chosen: Living with Adoption

A new anthology from the British Association of Adoption and Fostering called Chosen - Living with Adoption will launch this Friday, November 16, 2012, in the UK. Fifty contributors include comedian Joy Carter, award-winning writer Catherine Chanter, novelist and short-story writer Venessa Gebbie, singer-songwriter Zara Phillips, and yours truly. I'll post a link for ordering after the launch.

- njb, 11 Nov 12 | link | 0 comments


APC Publishes New War Novel BLOOD CHIT

Apippa Publishing Company published its second title this week. It's an extraordinary war novel, BLOOD CHIT, by Grady Smith. I'm so proud to publish this moving work. The host of WPFW's Raucous Caucus calls the book  "incredible" and "definitive." You can listen to an interview with Grady Smith discussing combat PTSD, the Afganistan and Vietnam wars, and his new novel about war, BLOOD CHIT. Find the podcast of the WPFW-FM, Raucous Caucus, Tues. August 14, 2012.
Read the first three chapters of BLOOD CHIT at

- njb, 19 Aug 12 | link | 0 comments



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