Louise Mathewson - Author & Poet

"A gem is not polished without friction, nor a man perfected without trials." Proverb


Interviews, news and reviews

Brain Injury Resource Center of Wisconsin, Inc. (Winter 2015). [Review of the book A Life Interrupted: Living with brain injury by Louise Mathewson]. BIRCofWI Bulletin. Muskego, WI. Vol. 5 Issue 4, Winter 2015: p. 9. 

Miller, Constance. "Brain Injury Roundtable: Conversation with Louise Mathewson." Interview by Constance Miller. Brain Injury Radio/TBI Network. Rochester, New York, 21 March 13, 2015. Radio.

Ingheim-Rossi, Marianne. “Interview with Louise Mathewson.” Journaling for Your Life. Memoir Writer's Journey. Kathleen Pooler, Web. 08 Sept 2014.


Pooler, Kathleen. "The Healing Power of Poetry in Memoir: An Interview with Louise Mathewson." Memoir Writer's Journey. Kathleen Pooler, 08 Aug. 2013. Web.

Conrad, Natlie. "Living with TBI: Author Addresses Trauma through Poetry." Sun Current. N.p., 24 Apr. 2013. Web. Sun Current newspaper interview. 

April 24, 2013. Read it now.

Miller, Deidre. "Transformation Through Trauma, Healing Through Poetry." Interview with Louise Mathewson. Vol•Up•2 Feb. 2013: 175-78. Print.

Johnson, Frank. "Interview with Louise Mathewson." Interview by Frank Johnson. Fantastic Frank Show. Brain Injury Radio Network. Rochester, New 

York, 21 Mar. 2013. Radio.

Johnson, Frank. Louise is interviewed on the Fantastic Frank Radio Program. Part I of II.  Original Air Date: 3/7/13. Part I.

Part II of Louise's interview on the Fantastic Frank Radio Program. Original Air Date: 3/21/13.

Grossman, Mary Ann. "Books with Mary Ann Grossman: A Review of A Life Interrupted." TwinCities.com. St. Paul Pioneer Press, 22 Oct. 2012. Listen to Audio Review or CLICK HERE to read transcript. 10/22/12.

The Loft Literary Center of Minnesota. 10/22/12.

An audiocast interview with Louise by publisher Peggy Elam of Pearlsong Press. 10/21/12. Listen Now.

Edison, Laurie Toby. "Healing through Art: Louise Mathewson's Life Interrupted." Body Impolitic. Laurie Toby Edison.10/18/12.

Louise's book, A Life Interrupted, is mentioned in the September 2012 issue of Able Magazine, the United Kingdom's largest disability and lifestyle magazine. CLICK HERE.

Elam, Peggy. "Interview with Pearlsong Press Author Louise Mathewson." Interview by Peggy Elam. Audio blog post. Pearlsong Media. Pearlsong Press, n.d. Web.