Oregon author to speak at Museum of Mental Health

One Glorious Ambition book coverBy Capi Lynn, the Statesman Journal, May 23, 2013

The Oregon State Hospital Museum of Mental Health welcomes author Jane Kirkpatrick for a presentation and book signing from 2 to 3:15 p.m. Saturday.

Kirkpatrick will discuss her latest novel, “One Glorious Ambition,” which tells the story of Dorothea Dix, an early advocate for mental health care reform in the United States.

The event is free and open to the public. Books will be available for purchase during the event, with a portion of sales going to support the museum, 2600 Center St. NE, Salem.

For more information, visit the OSH Museum website.