Linda is a speaker, survivor, and advocate for women and children, a renown author of a top selling nonfiction book and an acclaimed memoir. She is also a survivor-speaker for National Coalition Against Domestic Violence and her second book, Entrenched: A Memoir of Holding On and Letting Go is listed as a recommended resource at NationalShelters.org.
Linda's first book, Kids Helping Kids Break the Silence of Sexual Abuse (Linda Foltz, Lighthouse Point Press) tells the true stories of fifteen child survivors. Designed to educate, intervene when a child is trapped in silence, and offer hope through healing, Kids Helping Kids was written with the support of the late Erika Harkema, Director Pittsburgh Child Advocacy and Dr. Walter Smith, Executive Director of Pittsburgh Family Resources. The book received prestigious endorsements from hundreds of professionals across the country including: Jack Canfield, co-author of #1 NY Times Best Selling Series, "Chicken Soup for the Soul," Dr. Robert Brooks, (Harvard Medical School) co- author of "Raising Resilient Children," Nancy Wells, Executive Director of the Center for Victims of Violent Crime, B.J. Horn, Executive Director of The Pittsburgh Action Against Rape, and the Child Welfare Journal. Articles by Linda and about her book appeared in national magazines including America's Family Resource, Seventeen, and Teen Voices. Linda has appeared on local, national, and international radio and television including The Montel Williams Show. Additionally she has traveled the country advocating for children. With her second book, Entrenched: Memoir of Holding On and Letting Go, Linda will advocate for and educate women everywhere.
An In-Person Writing Workshop
9/23 at 11:00
Willoughby Eastlake Library
Register here: https://welibrary.libcal.com/event/10744609
A writing workshop presented by author Linda Lee Blakemore. Linda will present her story to attendees and walk them through how to turn their experiences in publishable writing.