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Breast cancer the focus of two Colorado residents’ books

LYONS
For two Boulder County authors, breast cancer made an indelible mark on each of their lives. Now, Jennifer Lynch and Cristina Trapani-Scott are each set to release books that explore their individual experiences as caregiver and survivor. They will be launching their books at Lyons Regional Library on Wednesday, Feb. 28, at 6:30 p.m.

FuckCancerFUCK CANCER: A Tale of Love Pouring in from Every Angle, Lynch’s debut book of nonfiction, published by Spoke + Heart Press, explores the depths of female friendship amidst the hellish ride of breast cancer. In her book Lynch chronicles her personal journey returning home to be by her oldest friend’s side as she battled breast cancer.

Lynch lives in Boulder, Colorado. Her work has been published in elephant journal and she blogs regularly at jenniferlynch.wordpress.com.

FUCK CANCER can be found at Boulder Bookstore and Trident Booksellers in Boulder, Tattered Cover Book Store in Denver, and the Lyons Regional Library. It can be ordered online through amazon.com.

Persistence of a Bathing SuitThe Persistence of a Bathing Suit, Cristina Trapani-Scott’s debut poetry chapbook published by Finishing Line Press, navigates what she sees as the vast space between surviving cancer and learning to live with the immediate changes that come with survival.

Trapani-Scott lives in Lyons, Colorado. Her poems have appeared in various anthologies and literary magazines, including the Paterson Literary Review and she blogs at cristinatrapaniscottreal.com.

The Persistence of a Bathing Suit can be purchased locally at Western Stars Gallery & Studio in Lyons or ordered online at finishinglinepress.com, barnesandnoble.com, amazon.com.

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