BREAKING (8/23/19): I'm happy to announce that this Monday I will be a guest on the "The Tom Sumner Show," 1470 WFNT Flint’s News Talk/WFOV 92.1 FM. I'll be talking about Sentenced to Shakespeare. Please take a listen!


BREAKING (3/17/19): I'm very honored that a personal essay I wrote five or six years ago, entitled "Earth to Everyone: I'm More Than a Mid-Life Spinster" was featured along with the writings of other women in HBO's "Inspiration Room" exhibit in New York City, from March 18 to March 25. 

BREAKING (4/13/19): Video presentation of my recent (4/1/19) talk on "Intergenerational Trauma: Struggling With a Difficult Legacy," at Bergen Community College (part of their Holocaust series), was posted on YouTube on BCC's channel. Check it out here

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BREAKING (1/6/20): This Thursday from 2 to 4 pm ET, I'll be doing a Twitter Takeover with Young Entertainment Magazine's twitter feed. I'll be answering questions and posting about my latest YA/crossover novel "Sentenced to Shakespeare." If you want to follow the conversation, visit @YoungEntmag this Thursday, from 2 to 4 pm ET. 

BREAKING (12/13/19): Thank you so much to Playbill for including "Sentenced to Shakespeare" in their holiday gift guide article. What a wonderful and unexpected surprise! Check it out here.  

                                IRIS DORBIAN

BREAKING (11/15/19): Thank you so much to Lee Giguere for his intelligent and thoughtful review of "Sentenced to Shakespeare." The review appeared in the October 26-27, 2019 (weekend edition) of The Journal Inquirer in Manchester, Connecticut.

BREAKING (11/1/19): I've done several radio interviews promoting "Sentenced to Shakespeare." They include: October 3, 2019 - Radio Interview - Tell Me Your Story with Richard Dugan; and September 30, 2019 - Radio Interview (starts at 33:54 in podcast link) - The Bill Newman Show - WHMP

BREAKING (7/19/19): Sentenced to Shakespeare, my newest contemporary YA novel dealing with bullying, its aftermath and an unusual rehab program, has just been published by Sunbury Press/Milford House Press. It's now on Amazon, Barnes and Noble and other bookseller sites. Check out more info here