Media Events for
Why I Left the Amish
Why I Left the Amish was a Finalist for the 2011
Photo by Tim Cragg
See my appearance on American Experience
Appearence on Weekend Sunrise, Sydney Australia on April 13, 2013
Appearance on MassAppeal, with WWLP.com in Springfield, Massachusetts on August 22, 2011
Appearance on Connecting Point, with WGBY in Springfield, Massachusetts on February 28, 2012
“The Upside of Quitting” on Freakonomics Radio (Here is an MP3 of the portion of Freakonomics Radio that contains my interview)
"The Point" with Mindy Todd on WGBH in Woods Hole, Massachusetts on September 2, 2011
9 o’clock Show with Bill Newman on WHMP in Northampton, Massachusetts on March 23, 2011
"The Next Frontier" with Anne Barbano on WOMM-LP 105.9 FM Burlington on June 7, 2012
Articles and Reviews
Somma, Ann Marie. Hartford Faith and Values "'Why I Left the Amish' Author to Speak in Connecticut"; Harford, Conn. September 20, 2012
Burns, Heather. Seven Mile Times "Not Goin' Buggy no More": Avalon and Stone Harbor, New Jersey; July 2012.
Gilbert, Sara. Rockland County Times "Author of 'Why I Left the Amish' Speaks in Haverstraw": Nanuet, New York; June 14, 2012.
Crumm, David. ReadtheSpirit “Interview: Saloma Furlong on Amish Life and Finding Grace”: Online; May 16, 2012.
Bedford, Stephanie. The Cap Times “Author of Haunting ‘Why I Left the Amish’ Here May 8”: Madison, Wisconsin; May 3, 2012.
Fate, Kay. Austin Post-Bulletin “Departure from Amish Community Gains Amish Woman Freedom, Nostalgia”: Rochester, Minnesota.
Johnson, Tim. The Burlington Free Press “Former Vermont Woman Describes her LIfe with Amish”: Burlington, Vermont; March 10, 2012.
Garrett, Lynn. Publisher’s Weekly “Publisher Looking for a Sales Bump from an Amish Moment”: New York, New York; February 29, 2012.
Crumm, David. ReadtheSpirit “PBS ‘Amish’ Proves the Truth is neither Plain nor Simple”: http://www.readthespirit.com; February 27, 2012.
Wilson, Suzanne. The Daily Hampshire Gazette “Local Woman’s Amish Experience Part of PBS Documentary”: Northampton, Mass; February 25, 2012.
Tammeus, Bill. Bill's "Faith Matters" Blog "A Distressing Amish Story": February 21, 2012.
Urban, Cori. Springfield Republican “Saloma Miller Furlong of Sunderland to Tell her Story of Leaving the Amish in ‘American Experience’ Documentary”: Springfield, Mass: February 1, 2012.
Deschler, Marlene. Spring Grove Herald "Former Amish Member to Share her Story at Spring Grove": Spring Grove, Minn; October 4, 2011.
Weschler, Laraine. The Citizen’s News “Author to tell her tale at the Whittemore Library”: Naugatuck, New Jersey: August 26, 2011.
Higgins, Laurie. The Cape Codder “Dispelling the Myths”: Cape Cod, Massachusetts: September 9 - 15, 2011.
Nagurney, Amanda. Naugatuck Patch “Author of ‘Why I Left the Amish’ to Speak at the Whittemore Library”:, Naugatuck, New Jersey: August 3, 2011.
Wilson, Suzanne. The Daily Hampshire Gazette “A Conversation with Saloma Furlong, Author of “Why I Left the Amish”: Northampton, Mass; February 17, 2011.
The Shelburne News, “Author returns Shelburne with published memoir in hand”: Shelburne, Vermont; February 9, 2011.
Kimmerle, Lynn. New Jersey Hills “‘Why I Left the Amish’ sheds new life on Amish life”: Chester, New Jersey; February 4, 2011.
Harrison, Margot. Seven Days “A Former Vermonter tells Readers ‘Why I Left the Amish’”: Burlington, Vermont; January, 19, 2011
Urban, Cori. Springfield Republican “Saloma Miller Furlong looks at former Amish life in book”: Springfield, Mass; January 8, 2011.