Denise Bossarte
Most Recent Book Title
Thriving After Sexual Abuse: Break Your Bondage to the Past and Live a Live You Love
Book Description
Thriving After Sexual Abuse is an eloquent and empathetic self-development book laying out a blueprint for survivors to heal themselves. Denise Bossarte writes with fierce candor as she shares her own traumatic experience with childhood sexual abuse. Thriving provides tips and suggestions for readers to seek help, self-reflect, and pursue healing through a range of activities and practices and offers tangible strategies for readers to reclaim their lives and move forward to a life of Thriving.
Additional Book Titles
Dreams of the Turtle King: Poems Inspired by South Florida Beaches
Poems of Darkness and Light: Writings During the Pandemic Volume 1 & 2
Location (city/state/country)
Texas, USA
Author bio
About the Author
Denise Bossarte is a poet and an award-winning writer, pho-tographer, and artist. Denise is a certified meditation facilitator and contemplative arts teacher. She is an information technolo-gy (IT) professional working for a large urban school district. Denise holds a BA in chemistry, an MS in computer science, and a PhD in developmental neuroscience. And she is a survivor of childhood sexual abuse.
Denise spent her adulthood healing herself from the traumatic impact the sexual abuse had on her life. She is not a mental health professional. She is a Thriver who has traveled a healing journey and is able to share a personal, guided experience for readers to find and engage in their own journey to healing, to becoming Thrivers. As an unpublished manuscript, Thriving Af-ter Sexual Abuse was a quarterfinalist in the 2019 BookLife Prize Nonfiction Contest, Self-Help Category.
Whether writing on overcoming trauma in her nonfiction work or recasting her real-life experiences into award-winning dark urban fantasy in four novels—Glamorous, Beginnings, Return, and Readings—Denise tackles the dark side of things with courage, fearlessness, and compassion. Her self-published book Glamor-ous was a bronze medalist in 2019’s The Wishing Shelf Book Awards in Adult Fiction, and her success with Glamorous earned her membership into the Horror Writers Association and the International Thriller Writers. Denise is also a member of the Nonfiction Authors Association and the Texas Association of Authors. Denise lives in Texas with her husband, Randy, and literary cat, Sapphira.
Favorite Quote or Personal Motto

"I want to live the most vividly decorated temporary life I can." Big Magic: Creative Living Beyond Fear by Elizabeth Gilbert

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