Nov. 20, 2014: Fordham class: The Politics of Reproduction
June 7, 2014, Reproductive Justice Walking Tour, New York City, Judson Memorial Church, reading
April 17, 2014, Women’s History class at SUNY New Paltz
Oct. 18. 2013, Inquiring Minds Bookstore, 6 Church Street, New Paltz, NY, 7-9
Sept. 22, 2013, Brooklyn Book Festival, Brooklyn Borough Hall,
National Writers Union booth, 3 p.m.
June 8, 2013: House party/reading, hosted by Deanne Delehanty, Rochester, NY, 2-4 pm
June 7, 2013: Writers & Books, 740 University Ave., Rochester, NY,
“First Fridays/ Wide Open Mic,” 7-9 pm
April 12-14, 2013 : From Abortion Rights to Social Justice: Building the Movement for Reproductive Freedom, 27th annual conference for students and community activists. Hampshire College, Amherst, Mass.
Nov. 13, 2012: Fundraiser for New York Abortion Access Fund.
July 23, 2012: NOW NYC. Activist Night: After Abortion Clinic Escort Training,
Susan will read from and talk about why she wrote the novel.
June 30, 2012: NOW Conference, Workshop “Using Creativity to Promote Reproductive Justice ” Saturday, June 30, 12:15-1:15 p.m.
May 14, 2012: The Hudson School, Hoboken, N.J.
Addressing history class on the 1960s: Why the movement for women’s liberation emerged, with reproductive rights a pivotal demand.
What they are saying about “Love means Second Chances”
“I was amazed how Susan was able to capture my heart with the book when I came to her book launch! It was like I was having a warm conversation with a good friend.”
– Dinae Anderson, NYC high school student
“Susan Davis speaks about her experiences in the pro-choice movement with first-person authority. Her dedication, warmth, compassion and humor shine through not only on the written page but also in her entertaining and moving reading.”
– Karen Duda, Haven Coalition coordinator
“Susan Davis speaks with passion, conviction and reason about the issues essential to women’s ability to be whole in the world. Grounded in history, yet reaching for the stars.”
– Harriet Goldberg, member, Committee for Abortion Rights and Against Sterilization Abuse
“Susan has spoken to several classes of journalism students I teach at Pratt Institute in Brooklyn. She is always prepared, and is an engaging, well-informed speaker.”
– Eleanor J. Bader, freelance journalist, teacher, co-author Targets of Hatred: Anti-Abortion Terrorism
“Sue balances humor, insight, and drama to keep an audience captivated.
She’s also a helluva writer.”
– Rich Cagan, TV writer
“Both as novelist and activist, Sue Davis is an impassioned and historically informed speaker, who addresses complex current attacks on women’s health care and reproductive rights. At her book launching, I also really enjoyed hearing details about her process in writing Love Means Second Chances.”
– Jeri Hilderley, author of novels Mari and Rune Keeper
“Sue and I have co-presented many hours of training for volunteer grievance and contract advisors in the National Writers Union. Sue is always well organized, well informed, and articulate. She excels at making complex matters clear and superlative at engaging and responding to learners. Sue is equally adept when she speaks extemporaneously, as I have often heard her do in both formal and informal contexts and with both small and large groups. Sue is one of the few activists I know who can speak memorably and concisely when interviewed off the cuff at a rally or public demonstration. Whatever topic you invite Sue to address and regardless of the context, you and the audience will not be disappointed.”
– Amy Rose, Ph.D., National Grievance Officer, National Writers Union (UAW 1981)