Author to Discuss Relationship Abuse on Saturday

Nationally known author and domestic violence activist Leslie Morgan Steiner will speak twice in Loudoun on Saturday, Jan. 14.

Steiner will speak from 4 to 5 p.m. at Rust Library, 380 Old Waterford Road NW in Leesburg, and from 7 to 9 p.m. at Briar Woods High School, 22525 Belmont Ridge Road in Ashburn.

Steiner is an author, blogger, and public speaker on violence against women, and other issues including motherhood, parenting and infertility. Her 2009 memoir about surviving domestic violence, “Crazy Love,” was a New York Times bestseller, People Pick and subject of the first TED Talk by a domestic violence survivor.

Her appearances Saturday are free and open to the public. They are sponsored by the Loudoun Community Services Board, the Loudoun County Public Library, the Loudoun County Sheriff’s Office, the Loudoun Abused Women’s Shelter and Loudoun County Public Schools.