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Colorado Independent Publishers 2014 EVVY Award

Walks on the Margins wins 2014 EVVY Book Award
from the Colorado Independent Publishers Association

Kathy Brandt and Max Maddox


Kathy and Max discuss bipolar disorder and their memoir on Rocky Mountain PBS interview


Press Releases

Author of Memoir on Bipolar Disorder Wins Golden Quill Award


“A Mother Faces Her Son’s Bipolar Diagnosis,” Kathy Brandt, Psych Central, August 18, 2014.

Guest commentary in the Colorado Springs Gazette on community awareness of mental illness, May 2014

“In Order to Heal, We Must Be Willing to Hear,” Kathy Brandt, Psych Central, March, 2014.

“The Contract of Your Birth,” Kathryn Eastburn, KRCC, Public Radio for Southern Colorado, July, 2013.

“Mother and Son Pen Book About Mental Illness,” The Gazette, July 14, 2013.

“Kathy Brandt Walks the Lines of Memoir with her Son, Max Maddox,” Colorado Springs Independent, July 10, 2013.

“Robert Whitaker’s Lecture at NAMI-A Parent’s Perspective,” Kathy Brandt,  Mad in America, July, 10, 2013.

“The Heart of NAMI: A Mom Explains” Kathy Brandt, at Pete Earley

“I Don’t Die at the Hands of a Stranger, Especially if that Stranger is Me” Max Maddox at Pete Earley


Kathy and Max on the cover of SZ Magazine

Read feature article on Kathy’s Blog


Kathy reads from Walks On The Margins at Colorado College

Kathy speaks about her son’s bipolar disorder at the Story Project in Manitou Springs, CO

TV interview on Denver 9 News about Walks On The Margins


Author Bios

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