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Callen Harty is a writer, public speaker, and activist based in Monona, Wisconsin.
Callen Harty. Photo taken for an article in Our Lives Magazine--Photo by Melody Harrison Hanson. Used with permission.
A media page was added to this site, featuring interviews and articles on Callen and his work. Follow the link at the bottom of the page to check it out.
Paths to Healing, a conference Callen started with the help of several local organizations in 2013 celebrated its fifth year on June 22 at the Crowne Plaza in Madison. Paths to Healing is a one-day conference on surviving child sex abuse, with a focus on male survivors. The event this year drew more people than ever before, topping over a hundred attendees for the second year in a row. In 2018 it will be held on Friday, June 22.
Callen was interviewed on a segment on sexual assault by Leigh Mills on NBC 15 on May 30. To view it follow this link: Canopy Center provides services to victims of abuse
Callen is working on several upcoming speaking engagements. More information on these will be announced as details are finalized.
Finally, he is finishing up revisions on his first novel, A Golden Secret, with an anticipated release either in the late summer or early fall.
Callen's newest book is Invisible Boy, an autobiographical play on surviving child sex abuse, finding oneself, and finding forgiveness.
To order Invisible Boy follow this link: Invisible Boy
"Written simply and with shattering honesty, Empty Playground is a compelling read, and surprisingly uplifting."--Bill Lueders, The Isthmus, Jan. 21, 2016
Callen's second book is Empty Playground: A Survivor's Story. It is a true story of surviving childhood sex abuse in a small town in southwestern Wisconsin. Foreword by Dr. David Lisak.
To order Empty Playground: A Survivor's Story follow this link: Empty Playground: A Survivor's Story
Callen's first book is My Queer Life, a collection of essays, poems, scenes from plays, speeches, and other writings detailing more than thirty years as a queer community activist.
To order My Queer Life follow this link: My Queer Life
Callen's blog, A Single Bluebird, gets about 10,000 views a year. There are more than 250 posts on a variety of subjects, most recently a piece on the recent Texas Supreme Court decision on same-sex marriage benefits.
To go to Callen's Blog, A Single Bluebird, follow this link: A Single Bluebird
Follow Callen on his Facebook author page by following this link: Callen Harty, Author
Follow Callen on Twitter by following this link: @CallenHarty
On Goodreads you can follow him here: Callen's Goodreads author page
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At a reading at Milwaukee PrideFest. Photo by Brian Wild.
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Holding a copy of the play Invisible Boy.
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For book readings/signings, speaking engagements, or for any other reason Callen may be contacted at the e-mail below.
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Site last updated 7/4/17