Author Visit with Denise Park Parsons

October 19, 2015
By BCPL

The Library will host Louisville author Denise Park Parsons on Monday, October 19th at 6:30 pm in the Mahan House. Parsons will speak about her memoir, Touchstone: A Life Unseen, and about her experiences advocating for her daughter with Aicardi syndrome.


ABOUT THE BOOK: Touchstone: A Life Unseen touches on parenting, disability, blended families, our educational system, and the limits of medicine. Touchstone tells how Ms. Parsons encountered the "three Ds"—death, disability, and divorce—and remained on her feet. It is a candid, revelatory look into one woman’s struggle to advocate for her daughter.


ABOUT THE AUTHOR: Denise Park Parsons has over thirty years of management and consulting experience, currently as an independent college counselor. The principal of College Admissions Planning LLC, she also serves on the boards of Eastern Area Community Ministries and the Aicardi Syndrome Foundation. Parsons is a longtime resident of Louisville, Kentucky. Touchstone is her first book.