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September 2013

Book Release Party and Fundraiser

September 14, 2013 @ 4:00 PM - 5:30 PM
Jasmine Café, 1633-A Washington Plaza
Reston, 20190
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Please join Sean Murphy for the celebration of his new book, Please Talk About Me When I’m Gone, a memoir that recounts the ways cancer impacted--and changed--his family. By honoring his mother's memory, he also hopes to raise awareness and funds for organizations dedicated to curing cancer.   Murphy will read selected chapters from the memoir and copies will be available for sale (and signing). Jasmine Café will provide complimentary hors d’oeuvres and Cash Bar. Stay for delectable and smartly…

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Author Event and Fundraiser

September 16, 2013 @ 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Busboys and Poets, 2021 14th Street NW
Washington, DC, 20009
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Sean Murphy will read from his new memoir, Please Talk About Me When I'm Gone, a memoir that recounts the ways cancer impacted--and changed--his family. By honoring his mother's memory, Murphy also hopes to raise awareness and funds for organizations dedicated to curing cancer. Followed by a presentation by Dr. John Marshall, Director of Clinical Research at the Lombardi Comprehensive Cancer Center at Georgetown University. This event is a fundraiser to raise money for the Lombardi Comprehensive Cancer Center. Click…

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When I started Sean’s book, I read a section and said to myself, ‘I’m going to email Sean to tell him how amazing that sentence is.’ Then as I read a little further I thought, ‘No, I’m going to email Sean to tell him what an amazing depth of knowledge and perception he’s giving us.’ And then, yes, you got it, on the very next page he wrote something that made me think, ‘His Mom is looking down on Sean with unending love for what he just wrote. This is one amazing book!

– May 27, 2015

Donald R. Gallehr, Director Emeritus, Northern Virginia Writing Project