Readings, signings, and other appearances



June 7 I'm one of three authors speaking at Robbins Public Library in Arlington, Mass. Community Room, 7 p.m.

Feb. 28 I'll be a presenter and guest of the Commonwealth Club of California in San Francisco from 1-4 p.m. Other guests are Dr. Vera Tarman, medical director of a treatment center in Toronto; and researchers Eric Stice of the Oregon Research Institute and Nicole Avena of the University of Florida.


Aug 31 I'll be reading and speaking at the Ames Free Library, 53 Main St., Easton, Mass. at 6:30 p.m. Please come out!

Aug.16 I'll be taping a segment on "The Steve Katsos Show," a cable-access show that appears in more than 13 million homes in the US and Europe. You'll have to search your local listings to know when it will be in your home.

May 18 I'll be on the Attitude Shift blogtalkradio show from 10-10:30 p.m. Eastern.

On Jan. 8 (1 a.m.!), I'll be on "The Jordan Rich Show" on WBZ-AM 1030 for an hour. Please note that Jan. 8 is a Saturday, but for most people, this appearance will "feel" like Friday night, coming on just an hour after midnight. At that time of day, WBZ can be heard over most of the eastern US and parts of Canada, so it's a good chance to hear me.



On Nov. 28, I'll be on "Pundit Review," WRKO-AM 680's Sunday evening program hosted by Kevin Whelan.Starting time is just after 6 p.m.

On Nov. 9, I'll be speaking in Bedford, Mass., on the topics of writing and self-publishing, At the Place for Words & Workshops, 200 Great Road, Suite 254A, from 7 to 8:30 p.m. Co-sponsored by the Bedford Center for the Arts.

On Nov. 3, I'll check in with Frankie Boyer on one of her radio shows. It'll be available at at 11 a.m., and after 3 p.m. at

On Oct. 28, I'll be signing books at Starbucks, 1465 Mass. Ave., Arlington Heights, Mass. The hours are a bit unorthodox — 7:30-9:30 a.m. — but both site and time were chosen because that's when and where I wrote parts of the book.

On Oct. 22, the day after the official release, I'll be on Frankie Boyer's show twice, at noon for 45 minutes, and at 3 p.m. for 20 minutes. Here's where you can find her broadcasts: WBNW-1120 AM, WPLM 1390 AM, and WESO 970 AM, from noon to 1 (and live streaming at; WROL 950 AM from 2-3 p.m.; the Cable Radio Network, at 8 p.m. (Channel 2); and WXBR 1460AM, 3-4 p.m. You can also catch the shows online at and

I'll be a speaker during "CELEBRATE RECOVERY on Sept. 30, a free "teleseminar" in which I and others will "confront the most interesting and challenging questions about childhood obesity, adult obesity, addictions (alcohol, substance abuse), eating disorders and recovery." To join in, please RSVP at . The event lasts an hour and begins at 9 p.m. Eastern time.