Poised for Retirement: Moving from Anxiety to Zen

Poised for Retirement: Moving from Anxiety to Zen
Published: June 13, 2017

June 2017

Poised for Retirement - Reading
- Bird and Beckett
in San Francisco, CA
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July 2017

Poised for Retirement - Reading/Signing
- The BookMark Shoppe
in Brooklyn, New York
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Poised for Retirement - Reading/Signing
- Book Passage Ferry Building
in San Francisco, CA
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April 2010 Issue
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How to Bury a Goldfish (More info...)


Publications

  • Poised for Retirement: Moving from Anxiety to Zen
    Published by Central Recovery Press to be released June 13, 2017.

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  • Burned: A Memoir: An Oprah Magazine Great Read
    Re-Published by Blue Light Press in August 3, 2016.

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  • How My Mother Taught People to See Her -- and Not Just Her Burned Face
    Posted May 13, 2016
    Wear Your Voice, Guest Blogger
    To read the entire post click here.
  • The Worst Kind of Waiting
    Posted April 16, 2016
    Ozy Special Edition, True Story
    To read the entire post click here.
  • Writing After Retirement: Tips From Successful Retired Writers
    Chapter 10: Joining a Writer's Group for Practical Help

    Edited by Carol Smallwood
    Published by Rowman and Littlefield 2014

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  • The Huffington Post:

    • Bird and Beckett Bookstore -- A San Francisco Treasure
      Posted August 15, 2011
      To read the entire post click here.
    • Glen Park
      Posted July 28, 2011
      To read the entire post click here.
  • Superman Vet Saves Penny With Surgery
    Pet Tales, SF Chronicle posted on SF Gate
    Published 4:18 pm, Tuesday, January 1, 2013
    To read the entire article click here.
  • Author Louise Nayer Chats About Winning the Wisconsin Library Association Literary Award for Burned, A Memoir
    Interview with Susan Dormady Eisenbery, Huffington Post
    Posted 12/12/2011
    To read the entire interview click here.
  • Spotlight on Dorothy D. Nayer, MA, RN,
    Interview with Her Daughter, Louise Nayer

    Published in Courier, Fall 2010 / Winter 2011,
    the official publication of the Nursing Education Alumni Association,
    Teachers College Columbia University.
    To read the entire article download the PDF.
  • Life irrevocably changed
    Burned: A Memoir reviewed by Jane Woodward Elioseff
    on the Internet Review of Books.
    To read the review click here.
  • Author Louise Nayer returns to Wellfleet, the scene of a family tragedy that insprired her new book, 'Burned'
    by Reva Blau

    Published The Provincetown Banner - June 20, 2010
    To read the full article click here.
  • "Memoir details night of horrific Wellfleet cottage fire"
    by Mary Ann Bragg

    Published in Cape Code Times - June 19, 2010
    To read the full article click here.
  • "Burned: An Interview with Louise Nayer"
    This interview appeared on the Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder blog by Elisha Goldstein, Ph.D., a blog about mindfulness, stress-reduction, psychotherapy and mental health. You can read the article as well as comments from readers at The Mental Help Net website which promotes mental health and wellness education and advocacy. June 17, 2010.
  • Tablet Magazine "On the Bookshelf" by Josh Lambert
    To read the full article click here (www.tabletmag.com).
  • Burned: A Memoir
    represented by Laurie Bernstein, Side By Side Literary Productions, New York City, published by Atlas and Company in April 2010.

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  • O, The Oprah Magazine, Reading Room Section, April 2010 Issue
    Burned: A Memoir will be featured in the Reading Room Section of April 2010 Issue of O, The Oprah Magazine. The Reading Room Section reviews new books including fiction, memoirs, biographies, self-help, and more. For more information please go to:
    1. Reading Questions for Burned
      March 23, 2010
    2. 10 More Great Reads to Pick Up in April
      By Sara Nelson, March 23, 2020
    3. For Your Book Club: Reader's Guides
      September 23, 2009
  • "Discussion with Louise Nayer on her forthcoming memoir, Burned "
    This blog article appears on the Atlas Upstairs blog March 2010. It consists of a question and answer session between Louise Nayer and Atlas and Company (the publisher). You can read the very insightful article at Atlas Upstairs.
  • "The Dark Side of Happy Anniversary"
    Article appears on the website Gift From Within, an international nonprofit organization for survivors of trauma and victimization in section Support Pals Share their Inspirational Stores. Read the complete story at Gift From Within.
  • "The Dark Side of Happy Anniversary"
    Another full version appears on the Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder blog by Elisha Goldstein, Ph.D., a blog about mindfulness, stress-reduction, psychotherapy and mental health. You can read the article as well as comments from readers at The Mental Help Net website which promotes mental health and wellness education and advocacy. December 8, 2009.
  • "Choosing the Right Cover" by James Atlas
    Choosing the cover for my book, "Burned: A Memoir". To read the article click here (www.huffingtonpost.com).
  • The Rumpus.net
    Associated Writing Program (AWP) notes "In the 'Shameless Book Promotion' Workshop", February 2009
  • The Poetry Oracle by Amber Guetebier and Brenda Knight
    Poetry, 2008
  • Education on Asia
    book review, Three Cups of Tea: One Man's Mission to Promote Peace...One School at a Time by Greg Mortensen, 2008
  • How to Bury A Goldfish: Celebrations and Ceremonies for Everyday Life
    co-authored with Virginia Lang, Skinner House Press, August 2007

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  • "The Panic"
    personal essay, San Francisco Chronicle, 2004
  • Featured poet (ten poems) and interview in Abalone Moon Journal(on-line)
  • "Transformations", "Twentieth Century"
    Abalone Moon, 2004
  • How to Bury a Goldfish: 113 Rituals for Everyday Life
    co-authored with Virginia Lang, Rodale Press, June 2000
  • "Catch Us Even as We Soar"
    Unitarian Universalist order of service, 1995
  • "Transformations", "Twentieth Century"
    In the Margins, 1993
  • "Pre-term Birth Prevention"
    published in the Children's Hospital Foundation Magazine, 1992
  • "For Sarah and Laura", "After Eva Luna"
    In the Margins, 1991
  • The Houses are Covered in Sound
    Poetry book, Blue Light Press 1991
  • "For Sarah"
    Poetpourri, 1991
  • "Dream of the Uninterrupted Moss"
    Southwest Poetry Journal, 1989
  • "The Rose"
    The Blue Unicorn, 1984
  • "Three from Paintings", "For Dorothy"
    The Unicorn, 1984
  • "Four A.M.", "Lover's Reunion After Vietnam"
    Perian Spring, Canada, 1983
  • "O We are the Backbones", "For Anne", "Angelina"
    Contact II, Brooklyn, 1982
  • "Three by Women"
    book review, Contact II 1983
  • Keeping Watch
    poetry collection, Birthstone Press with support from the NEA, 1981
  • "The DNA's of Civilization"
    book review, Contact II, 1981
  • "Seeing the World Inside Out"
    book review, Contact II 1981
  • "Mother"
    Poetry Australia, 1981
  • "White Corn Sister"
    book review, Poetry Flash, 1981
  • "Sketches of Spain"
    Inc.#2, Buffalo, 1979
  • "It was her Home Town..."
    New York State Waterways Project, Brooklyn, 1979
  • "Evening News"
    City Miner, Berkeley, 1979
  • "She Wants to Work at Sea"
    Contact II, 1979
  • "To the People of Harrisburg"
    Bookwriter's Monthly, San Francisco, 1979
  • "It was her Home Town", "I'm Folding my Clothes"
    Tunnel Road Anthology, Orinda, 1979
  • "I Want Direction"
    Urthkin, Los Angeles, 1979
  • "Untitled"
    Rolling Stone Magazine, 1978, reprinted, 1979
  • "Homelands"
    Anthology of Women's Poetry Festival, San Francisco, 1978
  • "Lost to Sight", "Finding the Supports"
    Velvet Wings, 1978
  • "Chorus of the Underwater Chamber Instruments"
    Room, 1976
  • "Homelands"
    Bottomfish, Cupertino, 1976
  • "On a Train"
    Birthstone, 1975
  • "To J.T."
    Everything for Everybody Newspaper, 1975
  • "Evening News"
    Ball, San Francisco, 1975
  • "Dervish Spins"
    Snapshots, Buffalo, 1974
  • "Transformations"
    broadside published by Vehicule Press, Montreal, 1971
  • "Transformations"
    The Remington Review," New Jersey, 1971