The Little Fireboat That Could
Historic New York City Fireboat John J. Harvey was called back into service in the aftermath of 9/11 to pump water at Ground Zero.

CBS Sunday Morning

The great boat lift of 9/11
“It is just an incredible story of the way people help each other in a disaster.”

Remembering the Marine Workers Who Ferried New Yorkers to Safety on 9/11
Jessica DuLong on making history in New York Harbor, an excerpt from "Saved at the Seawall"

Literary Hub

Charting a New Course

The Sixth Borough

‘What Saves Us Is Hope’: In the Time of Covid, Remembering 9-11
Spontaneous. Urgent. Lifesaving: the preface to "Saved at the Seawall" excerpt.

Center for New York City Affairs

A Run on the John J. Harvey
A Run on the John J. Harvey

The Sixth Borough

Escape From New York The great maritime rescue of lower Manhattan on 9/11.
This Herculean effort went largely unnoticed by the media on 9/11 itself, and it was only in subsequent months and years that many people realized the boatlift had happened at all.

New York Magazine

Earning the Readers’ Trust, And Other Notes on Editing
A Q&A with Charlotte Bismuth

Charlotte Bismuth on Medium

Excerpt in Waterwire
An excerpt from "Saved in the Seawall" published in the Waterfront Alliance's publication with news and stories about the waterways of New York and New Jersey



Jessica DuLong


Betsy DeJesu
Betsy DeJesu Communications

Literary Agent

Joy Tutela
David Black Literary Agency