PW's First Book-Length Work Collects the Personal Stories of Sexual-Abuse Survivors and Their Loved Ones

What you are about to read is a selection of eight first-person stories chosen from our first ebook that all capture, in their own way, the long and turbulent recovery people affected by sexual abuse must endure.

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Posted Nov. 14, 2012 | Comments: 17

PW to Read From Its First Book, "The Survivors Project," at the Free Library

"The Survivors Project" is a compendium of more than 50 personal essays about the challenges associated with healing from sexual abuse.

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Posted Nov. 13, 2012 | Comments: 1

PW Announces Deadline for Upcoming Sexual-Abuse Awareness Project

There's still plenty of time to submit a first-person account of the challenges associated with healing. The deadline is Friday, Sept. 28. Selected essays will be published in the Nov. 14 issue of Philadelphia Weekly and in a subsequent book.

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Posted Aug. 29, 2012 | Comments: 1

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