A HEALING ANTHOLOGY
Poems and Short Stories about Overcoming Trauma, Healing, and Mental Health
STACY SAVAGE &
KATHY CHAFFIN GERSTORFF
NAMI- National Alliance on Mental Illness
988 Suicide and Crisis Lifeline
A Healing Anthology
Poems and Short Stories About Overcoming Trauma, Resilience, Scars, Healing, and Mental Health
BOOK LAUNCH: May 4, 2023, 6-8 p.m. EST at Minnetrista Museum & Gardens, 1200 North Minnetrista Parkway, Muncie, Indiana USA.
What is your story of scars? Your poem or short story about overcoming trauma, resilience, and healing you would like to share with someone who is where you were? What life lessons did you have to learn the hard way?
Poets and writers from around the world share their poems and short stories about the power of faith and self-love, about scars that have healed, and lessons learned that may give someone the strength they need to face another day.
Proceeds from this book will be donated to mental health organizations such as 988 Suicide and Crisis Lifeline and NAMI.org.
SCARS will be published May 2023 which is Mental Health Awareness Month.
THANK YOU to these authors from around the world for helping bring this book to life and sharing their writing gifts:
Big Sal - Colorado, USA
Bryan Franco - Maine, USA
Clara Klein - Nevada, USA
Clay Octobre - Indiana, USA
Colleen Wells - Indiana, USA
Chuck Kellum - Indiana, USA
D.A. Carns - New South Wales, Australia
Diana Humphrey - Stroud, UK
E.B. Hills - North Carolina, USA
Elizabeth Cox - Indiana, USA
Isabella St. Kim - Pennsylvania, USA
Jason Bayliss - Lincoln, UK
Jessica Oakwood - Wiltshire, England
John Ganshaw - New York, USA
Julie A. Dickson - New Hampshire, USA
Karuna Mistry - Leicester, England
Kathy Chaffin Gerstorff - Indiana, USA
Leland P. Gamson - Indiana, USA
Lori Goss-Reaves - Indiana, USA
Marcia Durant - Indiana, USA
Marj O’Neill-Butler - Florida, USA
Michael "Maik" Strosahl - Missouri, USA
Mikayla Cyr - Maine, USA
Ndaba Sibanda - Zimbabwe, Africa
Noel Arzola - Texas, USA
Pratibha Savani - UK
Rachel Leitch - Indiana, USA
Sarfraz Ahmed - Derby, UK
Stacy Savage - Indiana, USA
Stephanie Daich - Utah, USA
Teresa Keefer - Indiana, USA
Terra Chism - Indiana, USA
William Lewis - Cheltenham, UK
Zaneta Varnado Johns - Colorado, USA
Special thanks to our book launch sponsor!