Riveting, honest, and raw, I Can Take It From Here recounts Lisa Forbes’s harrowing journey into darkness — including a fourteen-year-long stint in a maximum-security prison — and her fierce resolve to understand the effects of the trauma she endured, to take personal responsibility for her actions, and to ensure that her history does not dictate her destiny.
A powerful, experiential journey from white cult to Black consciousness: Harrison Mooney’s riveting story of self-discovery lifts the curtain on the trauma of transracial adoption and the internalized antiblackness at the heart of the white evangelical Christian movement.
In this intimate and eye-opening book, Diya Abdo — daughter of refugees, U.S. immigrant, English professor, and activist — shares the stories of seven refugees. Coming from around the world, they’re welcomed by Every Campus A Refuge (ECAR), an organization Diya founded to leverage existing resources at colleges to provide temporary shelter to refugee families.
“Forbes’ clear, honest, and inspiring memoir proves she is a champion for herself and the struggle against mass incarceration and recidivism.” is just a little of what ALA’s Booklist has to say about our newest release. Read the rest of what they say HERE.
Since 1994, Steerforth Press has sought to publish books that are written well, intended to engage the full attention of the reader, and have something new or important to say.
In 2020, Steerforth Press launched Truth to Power Books: investigative journalism, iconoclastic histories, and personal accounts that are nuanced, thoughtful, and reliable — qualities at a premium in the Internet age — and that inform through storytelling, not argument.