Reviews & MEDIA COVERAGE

The PBS NewsHour's Jeffrey Brown interviews author Wendy Thomas Russell about her book, "Relax It's Just God."

The PBS NewsHour's Jeffrey Brown interviews author Wendy Thomas Russell about her book, "Relax It's Just God."

SAD Magazine, Q&A with Peter Gajdics, June 6, 2017

KFI Radio, Interview with Peter Gajdics, June 4, 2017

The Westender, Trauma of Gay Conversion Therapy Explored in Peter Gajdics' Debut Memoir, June 4,2017

The Seattle Lesbian, Healing by Memoir, June 3, 217

The Seattle Weekly, Top 15 Things to Do This Week, May 31, 2017

Roundhouse Radio Vancouver, Interview with Peter Gajdics, May 30, 2017

KQED, After Conversion Therapy, a Survivor’s Sense of Pride, May 21, 2017

Pink News, This man was medicated and forced into gay cure therapy, now he’s told his story, May 19, 2017

THIS Magazine, What it was like to undergo gay conversion therapy in Canada, May 17, 2017

VICE Canada, I Lost Six Years of My Life to Gay Conversion Therapy, May 17, 2017

LGBTQ Nation, What This Survivor of Conversion Therapy Endured Will Rip Your Heart Out, May 17, 2017

Deborah Kalb, Q&A with Peter Gajdics, May 16, 2017

Largehearted Boy, Book Notes & Music Playlist for The Inheritance of Shame, May 16, 2017

CKNW's Simi Sara Show, Interview with Peter Gajdics, May 15, 2017

The Rumpus, Notable LA, May 15, 2017

The Press-Telegram, Long Beach Publisher to Release New Memoir From Survivor of Gay Conversion Therapy, May 15, 2017

The Long Beach Post, Gay Conversion Therapy Survivor Launches New Memoir with Two Long Beach Events, May 15, 2017

Lambda Literary, review of The Inheritance of Shame, April 25, 2017

Nudge, Review of The Inheritance of Shame, April 22, 2017

Kirkus Reviews, The Inheritance of Shame, April 18, 2017

Matthew Shepard Foundation, Q&A with Peter Gajdics, April 11, 2017

Foreword Reviews, The Inheritance of Shame, March 27

The Edge, Feature on Wendy Thomas Russell — Russell is Looking for the Write Stuff, June 15, 2016

Why: A Podcast for Curious KidsWendy Thomas Russell answers "Why Do People Have Different Religions?" May 27, 2016

Press-Telegram, Column by Tim Grobaty — Book Writing: So much easier than the post-writing trail, April 4, 2016. 

C-SPAN, Book Discussion on I'm Dyin' Here: A Life in the Paper, April 2, 2016

Library Journal, Review of Burdens by Water: An Unintended Memoir, March 15, 2016

Los Angeles Review of Books, Burdens and Privileges, March 9, 2016

Long Beach Business Journal, Owners Of New Book Publishing Company In Long Beach Aim For Great Writing And Design In All Form, March 1, 2016

Kirkus Reviews, I'm Dyin' Here: A Life in the Paper, March 1, 2016

Deborah Kalb's Book Blog, Q&A with Alan Rifkin, Feb. 23, 2016; Q&A with Tim Grobaty, Feb. 23, 2016

PR NewswireNew Long Beach Publishing Company Brown Paper Press Set to Debut Two Nonfiction Books, Feb. 22, 2016

KPCC's Take Two, Segment beginning at 1:32:35, Feb. 22, 2016

Long Beach Press-Telegram, Tim Grobaty rose from copy boy to star columnist, Feb. 22, 2016

Long Beach Post, Two Long Beach Entrepreneurs Seek to Bridge Gap Between Indie and Mainstream Publishing Operations, Feb. 19, 2016

Long Beach Press-Telegram, New Long Beach Publishing House Taps Writers' Dream to 'Trigger Nerves,' Feb. 17, 2016

The How The Why Podcast (1888 Center), Interview with Alan Rifkin, Feb. 14, 2016

UC Observer, Spiritual but Secular, November 2015

Godless Spellchecker Podcast, Episode #67: Secular Parenting, October 2015

Portland Family Magazine, Navigating Secular Parenting, Sept. 1, 2015

World Religion NewsAt what age should you introduce your children to religion?, Aug. 23, 2015

Why Evolution is True BlogA new book for secular parents: how to tell you kids about God and religion, Aug. 11, 2015

PBS NewsHour, The secular parent's guide to talking to kids about faith, Aug. 10, 2015

Orange County Register, Raising a Kid in a Secular Home, Aug. 4, 2015

OC Family, Raising a Kid in a Secular Home, August 2015

Cleveland.com and The Deseret News, How Do you Teach your Kids About Religion? Multitasking Moms and Dads, July 26, 2015

True Parent Magazine, Review and interview with Wendy Thomas Russell, July 1, 2015

Everyone's Agnostic Podcast, Interview with Wendy Thomas Russell, June 14, 2014.

Library Journal, Review of Relax, It's Just God, May 15, 2015

Skeptic Zone Podcast, Review of Relax, It’s Just God, May 10, 2015

Washington Post, 5 Ways to Talk to Your Kids About God, April 24, 2015

Los Angeles Post-Examiner, Excerpt from Relax, It’s Just God, April 9, 2015

The Baltimore Post-Examiner, Excerpt from Relax, It’s Just God, April 6, 2015

Baltimore Sun, Excerpt from Relax, It’s Just God, April 6, 2015

New York StatesmanExcerpt from Relax, It’s Just God, April 6, 2015

Time MagazineHow Do You Talk to Kids About God?, April 6, 2015

Jewish JournalHow Do You Talk to Kids About God?, April 6, 2015

Zocalo Public Square, How Do You Talk to Kids About God?, April 6, 2015

Freethought Radio, Interview with Wendy Thomas Russell, April 6, 2015

Friendly Atheist Blog, Your Child’s Going to Hear About Hell Anyway, So Should You Be the First to Bring It Up?, March 31, 2015

Richard Dawkins Foundation, Your Child’s Going to Hear About Hell Anyway, So Should You Be the First to Bring it Up?,  March 31, 2015

PBS NewsHour, 10 Commandments for Talking Your Kids About Religion, March 31, 2015

Author2Author Radio, Interview with Wendy Thomas Russell, March 31, 2015

Truth Revolt, 10 Commandments For Atheist Parents Raising ‘Tolerant’ Kids’, March 31, 2015

Friendly Atheist PodcastInterview with Wendy Thomas Russell, March 23, 2015

The Humanist Magazinereview of Relax, It’s Just God, March 31, 2015

No Longer Quivering Blog, Review: Relax, It’s Just God, March 31, 2015

The Freethinker, Review of Relax, It’s Just God, March 31, 2015

Deborah Kalb's Books Blog, Q&A with Wendy Thomas Russell, March 31, 2015.

AlterNet6 Reasons Parents Shouldn’t Wait Until Their Kids Are Older to Start Talking About Religion, April 2, 2015

Long Beach Grunion Gazette, Long Beach Author Helps Parents Talk About God, March 28 2015

Long Beach Press-TelegramNew Long Beach Publishing House Launches with Book About God, March 24, 2015

Salon, 4 Reasons I’m Glad I Came Out as an Atheist, March 21, 2015

AlterNet, 4 Reasons I’m Glad I Came Out as an Atheist, March 21, 2015

LAObserved, Relax, It’s Just God, March 18, 2015

Kirkus Reviews, Relax, It's Just God, March 1, 2015