Books in the ‘Burgh at Heinz History Center



This Saturday, December 7, Senator John Heinz History Center will host Books in the ‘Burgh. Join me and more than 60 Western Pennsylvania authors for the History Center’s 12th annual book fair.

Time:  10 a.m. – 3 p.m.

Location:  1212 Smallman Street, Pittsburgh, PA 15222

Admission to the book fair is free.

Parking costs approximately $8 and is available in the lot at the intersection of 12th and Smallman.

For more information, click here.  For questions, contact Sarah Rooney at (412) 454-6373 or

Book Signing at Alchemists Books and Gifts



On Friday, November 15, join me for a book signing and presentation at Alchemists Books and Gifts.  The store is located at 9200 Stony Point Parkway #158b, Richmond, VA 23235.  This one-hour event is free to the public and will start at 7 p.m.

As part of the event, there will be a grand unveiling of a triptych created by Michelle DeStefano.  Ms. DeStefano is a local artist who assists individuals suffering from PTSD through art therapy.  The oil painting depicts a rendition of the Flight 93 crash site and renders much of what I viewed during the initial moments of response on 9/11.

Books will be available for purchase.

Click here for more information about Alchemists or call (804) 320-9200.  E-mail Jane Hayden at with questions.

Upcoming Book Signing at Springdale Public Library




On Wednesday, November 6, 2013, I will visit the Springdale Public Library (331 School Street, Springdale, PA 15144) for a book signing and presentation.  The event will start at 1:30 p.m.

The event will include a discussion about my experience as a first responder at the Flight 93 crash site and subsequent question and answer period.

The event is free to the public, but registration is required.  Call (724) 274-9729 to register.  Books will be available for purchase.