Hope After Hopelessness: Dan Abbott & Monica Wood

Aug 20, 2018

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Dan Abbott and his wife, author Monica Wood, speak publicly about Dan’s suicide attempt and recovery in hopes of helping others who undergo a major depressive episode. They will be joined by Portland Press Herald writer Bob Keyes, whose story about Dan and Monica received a tremendous response.


Dan Abbott, professor at Southern Maine Community College

Monica Wood, author of numerous books and plays. Her new play, “The Half-Light,” will debut at Portland Stage in 2019. Her short play “Apology,” which is part of The Haunting Hour, a compilation of playlets and vignettes with spooky themes, opens at the Portland Stage Studio Theater on Oct. 24.

Bob Keyes, staff writer with the Portland Press Herald