2022 Pen Parentis Literary Salon
Three established authors discuss writing about trauma from various perspectives. All Pen Parentis authors are also parents.

Pen Parentis Literary Salon

Women’s History: From Volunteer Day to 9/11 Hero
DuLong became a U.S Coast Guard-licensed Merchant Marine officer and one of the world’s only female fireboat engineers. Her work continues to inspire two decades later. Today, DuLong continues to work as a journalist, author, historian, and chief engineer, emerita of retired NYC fireboat John J. Harvey. In celebration of Women’s History Month, we honor her bravery and heroism on 9/11.

9/11 Memorial & Museum

Video Episode 31: Jessica DuLong
Brad and Jessica take a deep dive into the life of the civil mariners who work with the Coast Guard all across the country and the strength of resolve people show in times of great tragedy.

The Downtown Writers Jam

The Muster Room
In this episode of the Muster Room, we discuss the Harvey’s role on 9/11 and how the aftermath of the tragedy impacted DuLong.

The Muster Room Podcast

New York City LIVE
Water cannon display from John J Harvey in New York Harbor

Classic Harbor Line

VoiceAmerica’s Good Grief
In gripping detail, we get confirmation of the best in us as human beings: the call to help when we see suffering.

Good Grief

“How to report and write on trauma, with author Jessica DuLong”
Jessica DuLong and author Marion Roach Smith discuss reporting and writing about trauma.

QWERTY podcast

NYC Epicenters 9/11-> 2021½ – Episode 3
Episode 3 delves deep into the September 11 boat lift. Spike Lee first learned about the maritime evacuation from "Saved at the Seawall."

Spike Lee's NYC Epicenters 9/11-> 2021½

Civilian boat crew member reflects on her role in massive 9/11 boat rescues
Jessica Dulong, Chief Engineer Emerita of Ret. 1931 NYC Fireboat, discusses the ‘truly remarkable’ evacuations that rescued half a million people from NYC.

Cavuto: Coast to Coast


Jessica DuLong


Betsy DeJesu
Betsy DeJesu Communications

Literary Agent

Joy Tutela
David Black Literary Agency