Eleanor Signing Swimming with Maya

Swimming with Maya is now available on or at Dream of Things, my publisher’s website.

April 12, 2014

Swimming with Maya on the New York Times e-Book bestseller list for a second time!


April 11-13, 2014:

Co-facilitating a workshop with Madeline Sharples: “Telling Healing Stories: How to Write a Compelling Memoir”

Story Circle Network’s Annual Conference in Austin, Texas

October 14, 2013:

Women on Writing blog tour begins!

Visit for giveaways of the book, interviews, reviews, blog posts on resilience and more!

August 4, 2013:

Swimming with Maya appears on the New York Times e-Book bestseller list! (#9 in the Nonfiction e-Book category)

June, 2013:

Swimming with Maya was named a “Pick of the Month” for June by Bookview’s Alan Caruba, who called the book “a powerful memoir.”




Swimming with Maya Launch Party!

With Eleanor Vincent and special guest Madeline Sharples, author of Leaving the Hall Light On.

Studio One Art Center – 365 45th Street. Oakland, CA 94609

7 to 8:30 PM, Friday May 17, 2013


An Afternoon of Poetry

With 15 poets, including Eleanor Vincent, Susan Suntree, and Dale Pendell

Unitariian Universalist Community of the Mountains – 246 South Church Street, Grass Valley, CA 95945

2:30 PM, Sunday, May 19, 2013


 Santa Barbara Writers Conference

“Creating your Author Platform” panel with Madeline Sharples and Linda Joy Meyers, moderated by Marla Miller

2 PM, Tuesday, June 11, 2013