“Courtney’s writing strikes a fine balance between informative and emotive, diving beneath the surface to successfully reveal the heart of any given subject. She employs word and constructs sentences in a way that’s both imaginative and lyrical, leading the reader on an enjoyable journey. This style of writing makes it easy for readers to understand and embrace the topic at hand. As a colleague, Courtney is reliable, consistently meeting or exceeding deadlines. Bottom line? She delivers.”
A Mother Tackles Gun Violence in the Wake of Grief (East Bay Monthly)
“When Pati Navalta Poblete learned that her 23-year-old son Robby was shot and killed, she let out a sound she describes as a “primal moan.” “It was a guttural, wounded roar of a lioness losing her cub,” she writes in her book, A Better Place: A Memoir of Peace in the Face of Tragedy (Nothing But The Truth Publishing, May 2018, 256 pp., $15.95) “For months, that sound haunted me.” Read full interview in the East Bay Monthly.