Recommended resources by adoptee podcasters, Lisa Ann and Jennifer Dyan


Ann Fessler “The Girls Who Went Away”

“The Gathering Place” – Emma Stevens

“The Lies that Bind” – Laureen Pitman

“Tree of Strangers” – Barbara Sumner 

“Searching for Mom: A Memoir” – Sara Easterly

@Because Adoption (Mary Herbert) on Instagram

Adoptee Voices Writing Group founded by Sara Easterly

(Co-facilitators; Ridghaus, Alice Stephens, Kate Murphy and Jennifer Dyan Ghoston)

Betty Jean Lifton “Twice Born”

Jean Strauss “Beneath a tall tree” and “Birthright”

Nancy Verrier “Coming Home To Self”

Julian Washio Collette (Blog) Peregrine Adoptee: Wandering Reflections of a Life in Fragments


Black to the Beginning hosted by Dr. Samantha Coleman and Sandria Washington

Adoption: The Making of Me hosted by Sarah Reinhardt and Louise Browne

The Adoption Files – Ande Stanley

Who Am I Really? – Damon Davis

Adoptees On and Adoptees Off Script – Haley Radkey

Pulled By By the Root – Heidi Marble

Wandering Tree – Lisa Ann 

Adopted Feels – Hana and Ryan

Adoption: The Making of Me – Louise Browne and Sarah Reinhardt 

This Adoptee Life – Amanda Medina

Other Recommendations:

“Adoption Mosaic” founded by Astrid Castro

Fireside Adoptees on Facebook (Private and Public Groups)

Adoptees Connect – state chapters / groups

Music by Corey Quinn