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Monday, March 24, 2008

A Storm that is helping the nation

Elliott Storm, the Milford author who penned a novel on the Vietnam War and the ravages of Post Traumatic Stress Disorder, has a number of appearances, book signings and lectures coming up as part of his Winter Tour. Here are some of them and please stay tuned as the list will be updated as events are added.
On March 28: 6 p.m.- 10 p.m., With lecture at 7 p.m., Disabled American Veterans, American Legion and VFW of Norwich, 30 Connecticut Ave.
March 29: 2 p.m., Borders Bookstore in Waterford Ct. 915 Hartford Turnpike, Waterford, (860) 442-3366
April 6: 1 p.m., K5 co-signing with John Labarca, 962 Boston Post Road, Milford (203) 876-9981
April 11-19: Detroit and Ann Arbor Mich., full week of lectures and booksignings, TV appearances and radio shows
April 26: 2 p.m., Borders Book Store, lecture and book signing, 1600 South East Road., Farmington, Ct. (860) 674-8110
May 2: OPERATION HOPE, Veterans Hospital, New Jersey
May 3: 2 p.m., Borders Bookstore, 1499 Post Road Fairfield, (203) 256-1619
May 10: 2 p.m., Borders Bookstore, 142 Providence Place, Providence R.I. (401) 270-4801
May 17: 2 p.m., Borders Bookstore, with John Labarca, 1201 Boston Post Road, Milford, (203) 878-3333
May 22: noon, ABC Affiliate WTNH Ch. 8 Live at Noon.
May 23: Hamden Veterans Awareness Day.
May 24: 1 p.m. Mohegan Sun Spin Street, also with Labarca, 1 Mohegan Sun Blvd., C-118, Uncasville, (860) 862-7664
May 24: Fleet Week. U.S. Navy, New York City, Melisa Forrester (860) 651-1223.
In July, Storm will tour California, with numerous stops at Borders bookstores there, including in Sunnyvale, Modesto, San Jose, Turlock, Milpitas, Fresno and Fremont.
American Legion Post 196 and the American Legion Second District have endorsed Storm’s book, which he wrote to help readers understand the causes of PTSD and to help in the healing process. Recently Storm, held a lecture and seminar for the Naval War College of Newport, and received fantastic greeting and great reviews. He also has lectured at Yale University.
Storm has served as Judge Advocate for American Legion Post 196 since 2003. He has noted many women have commented after reading “These Scars Are Sacred,” that they can now trace back actions of spouses and loved ones to better understand them. For more information about the book, visit


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