The Logan Daily News
October 6, 2017
Daily News editor reports on D'Anne's presentation at Ohio Town Hall Meeting. Read article here.
Radio Interview: D'Anne on Power 105 Ohio
October 4, 2017
"You can't do this alone," says D'Anne, interviewed on
Power 105 Radio in Logan, Ohio. Listen here.
Radio Interview: D'Anne on 98.3 FM Logan
October 3, 2017
Listen to D'Anne's interview by clicking here, (look for the arrow in teal box to start the 8-minute interview).
Author shares son's journey
September 28, 2017
Reporter Sara Arthurs reviews Saving Jake in The Courier.
The Logan Daily News
September 26, 2017
“Anyone can become addicted, and it’s life changing for everyone around them,” says D'Anne Burwell interviewed for The Logan Daily News.
Why did D'Anne write Saving Jake?
July 10, 2017
Her guest blog tells us: "Writing Amidst the Turmoil of
My Son's Drug Addiction by D'Anne Burwell"
Los Altos Town Crier
Features D'Anne Burwell
March 15, 2017
“Mom, author shares struggle with son's addiction” in this Town Crier newspaper article.
Radio Interview: D'Anne Burwell on “The Brian Copeland Show”
February 21, 2017
How to Cope When Someone in Your Family is Battling Addiction. Tune in to San Francisco's legendary station,
KGO 810, as Brian Copeland talks with D’Anne Burwell.
Sober World Magazine Features Saving Jake
October 16, 2016
In her article published in Sober World Magazine's October 2016 issue, D'Anne writes, "...Ours is the story of how drug addiction can happen to anyone. And it's the story of how one family eventually finds their way to a ray of hope."
Midwest Book Review
September 16, 2016
“...it's a story that's unfolding in some variation right now in thousands of homes across the country,” writes author Katrina Kenison in her poignant review of Saving Jake featured in the September 2016 issue of Midwest Book Review's “Reviewer's Bookwatch.”
Reviews Saving Jake
August, 12, 2016
“Without cleverness or false pride, Burwell... writes the brutal truth about addiction… Setbacks and relapses
cannot dampen our cheering for this mother and family in this potent personal tale of devotion and commitment and an impassioned plea for a national dialogue on a pressing health crisis.” –Publishers Weekly
Three Eric Hoffer Awards!
May 28, 2016
Saving Jake wins 3 Eric Hoffer Awards. InMenlo has the whole story.
2016 Winner in Memoir
May 18, 2016
2016 Eric Hoffer Awards category winners are announced. Saving Jake wins Memoir! The US Review of Books says, "Powerful and insightful... This book is an important and necessary addition to our society's conversation about addiction and the efforts to defeat it."
Grand Prize Finalist
May 2, 2016
The 2016 Eric Hoffer Grand Prize Short List is announced and Saving Jake is on that list! A distinct honor to be named a finalist.
Eric Hoffer Award
Announces 2016 Winners
April 14, 2016
Saving Jake wins the 2016 First Horizon Award! Each year, the Eric Hoffer Awards presents The First Horizon Award to the best debut authors. Wonderful recognition from one of the largest international book awards for small, academic, and independent presses.
March 9, 2016
Reporter Nick Marnell spotlights Burwell's author event in "It Can Happen in Lamorinda." Burwell shares her personal story and continues raising awareness about prescription drug abuse and addiction.
TALK Recovery Radio 100.5 FM
February 25, 2016
Listen to D'Anne's interview on TALK Recovery. She gets to the heart of matters at the 18-minute mark, and speaks to denial and codependency at the 33-minute mark.
Mercury News, Oakland Tribune, and Contra Costa Times
February 18, 2016
Three San Francisco Bay Area newspapers feature Burwell's family story as their son began "careening toward an addiction to OxyContin, which would escalate to heroin abuse and soon estrange him from their family..."
February 17, 2016
Katrina Kenison posted a wonderful review of Saving Jake and heartfelt comments immediately began pouring in.
TWO lucky winners received signed copies of Saving Jake!
USA Book News
November 16, 2015
Saving Jake is awarded winner of
The 2015 USA Best Book Awards in the category of “Health: Addiction & Recovery.” Jeffrey Keen, President and CEO of USA Book News, says this year’s contest yielded over 2,000 entries from mainstream and independent publishers. Congratulations, D'Anne!
Author Speaks at Parent Education Forum
October 22, 2015
The first of many parent education events, D'Anne shares her powerful story and message to parents, faculty/staff, and community members.
Washington Monthly review
by Dr. Keith Humphreys
September 30, 2015
Dr. Keith Humphreys—a nationally recognized researcher at Stanford University and policy advisor on substance abuse to the Obama administration—posted a tremendous review of Saving Jake. “Burwell highlights the extraordinary power of opioid addiction over human behavior...”
InMenlo features Saving Jake
September 30, 2015
Linda Hubbard Gulker spoke with D’Anne Burwell for InMenlo about shining a spotlight on the family disease of addiction.
Breaking the Cycles interview
September 19, 2015
Lisa Frederiksen spoke with D’Anne Burwell about why she wrote Saving Jake and some of the hard-earned lessons learned along the way. Find out five surprising things you might not know about addiction...
San Francisco Books & Travel
D’Anne’s essay on “The Art of Letting Go” is featured in the Fall 2015 issue of San Francisco Books & Travel.
Saving Jake available on Kindle
September 15, 2015
Readers asked for it and got it! In addition to paperback, Saving Jake is now available on Kindle. With so many free apps available, you can easily read the book on your favorite electronic device.
Saving Jake Launches
August 27, 2015
D’Anne Burwell’s Saving Jake was officially launched on August 27, 2015. By the following day, it was ranked by Amazon as the #1 Hot New Release in the category of Drug Dependency Recovery. A tremendous start!
“A Mother’s Way Out” on KQED’s Perspectives
January 26, 2015
D’Anne’s radio commentary describing the moment she “suddenly strung it all together” aired on KQED, the San Francisco Bay Area NPR station, touching many listeners.
“Letting Go” on KQED’s Perspectives
July 29, 2014
D’Anne’s first radio commentary—about a mother trying her best to remain silent as her daughter takes the wheel of her own life—first aired in 2014, then was rebroadcast on August 19, 2015.
West Coast preview of The Anonymous People
May 16, 2013
D’Anne Burwell organized the first Northern California screening of The Anonymous People, with filmmaker Greg Williams in attendance for the Q&A. The event sold out.
InMenlo covered the story…