Alicia Parlette

An online home for information about Alicia Parlette, SF Chronicle writer and published author.

News Coverage April 10, 2010

Alicia’s writing captured the attention and emotions of thousands of readers. This is just a sampling of places her story’s been featured:

San Francisco Chronicle

Update on Alicia’s story “Alicia Parlette faces final stages of journey” (4/16/10): http://www.sfgate.com/cgi-bin/article.cgi?f=/c/a/2010/04/15/MNSC1CUMNU.DTL

Original Chronicle series: sfgate.com/alicia

Pictures that accompanied the original article series (navigation is in the bottom right-hand corner): http://www.sfgate.com/gate/special/pages/2005/alicia/gallery_0417.shtml

Blog on SFGate: Alicia’s story continued: Her blog (2007).

Chronicle readers respond to Alicia’s series (6/12/05): http://www.sfgate.com/cgi-bin/article.cgi?file=/c/a/2005/06/12/MNGJND7G5V1.DTL

Letters to the Editor (6/10/05): http://www.sfgate.com/cgi-bin/article.cgi?f=/c/a/2005/06/10/EDGMMD62O81.DTL

Reno Gazette Journal

Article about Alicia, “UNR graduate Alicia Parlette sees impact of her story as last chapter closes” (4/21/10): http://www.rgj.com/apps/pbcs.dll/article?AID=20104210428

UNR Sagebrush

Update (4/20/10): http://nevadasagebrush.com/blog/2010/04/20/graduate-author-nears-end-of-battle-with-cancer/

Article about Alicia (9/1/09): http://nevadasagebrush.com/blog/2009/09/01/one-alum’s-battle-with-cancer/

NPR

Alicia’s Story: The Latest Chapter (2/28/06): http://www.npr.org/templates/story/story.php?storyId=5237323

Writing About Cancer (6/7/05): http://www.npr.org/templates/story/story.php?storyId=4683792&ps=rs

ABC

Person of the Week, June 2005: http://abcnews.go.com/WNT/PersonOfWeek/story?id=837787&page=1

UNR Reynolds School of Journalism

Alicia as part of the 2005 Robert Laxalt Distinguished Writer Program (October 2005): http://www.unr.edu/journalism/content/051001/051024page2.htm

Reactions to Alicia’s work by the professional journalism community

Below the Fold Update (4/15/10): http://belowthefold.typepad.com/my_weblog/2010/04/cancer-cant-kill-what-she-did-for-modern-media.html

– Original post (6/11/05): http://belowthefold.typepad.com/my_weblog/2005/06/alicias_story_b.html

Citizen Paine (6/13/05): http://www.citizenpaine.com/2005/06/reaction_to_ali.html

Alicia mentioned in an American Journalism Review story about newspapers and stories about fatal illnesses ( June/July 2006):http://www.ijpc.org/Return%20of%20the%20Sob%20Sisters%20-%20American%20Journalism%20Review.htm

Society of Professional Journalists

Alicia was awarded a 2005 Outstanding Emerging Journalist award by the Society of Professional Journalists (10/20/05): http://www.brassandzin.com/EIJpressrelease2005.htm

Around the interwebs

Garden Lust blog post about Alicia (4/18/10): http://mendogardens.blogspot.com/2010/04/alicias-final-chapter.html

Bonnie Russell “Courage is a choice. A Courageous Woman of 28 is Dying” (4/17/10): http://open.salon.com/blog/bonnie_russell/2010/04/17/courage_is_a_choice_a_courageous_woman_of_28_is_dying

Mentioned on SFist (4/16/10): http://sfist.com/2010/04/16/day_around_the_bay_425.php

Blog post update on Alicia’s Story (4/11/10): http://wiredal.wordpress.com/2010/04/11/alicias-story-part-2/

– Original post (6/13/05): http://wiredal.wordpress.com/2005/06/13/alicias-story/

Article about the May 2005 Sarcoma Alliance Walk/Run (published 2006): http://www.sarcomaalliance.org/News/SarcomaNews3-06.pdf?pdfile=SarcomaNews3-06

Thread on sportsjournalists.com about the series (July 2006): http://www.sportsjournalists.com/forum/index.php?topic=29078.0

Archived mailing list email (hosted by LaughingSquid) about the “Cancer In So Many Words” panel event held on 9/22/05 of which Alicia was a member (9/7/05): http://www.mail-archive.com/squidlist@lists.laughingsquid.org/msg09232.html

Wikipedia entry: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Alicia_Parlette