In the news:

“Seattle has struggled to care for sick and homeless people since the 1800s; now programs are trying something different” by Sydney Brownstone, The Seattle Times, January 9, 2022

KNKX/NPR, “A new book chronicles the history of homelessness in Seattle,” interview with Josephine Ensign, by Kevin Kniestedt, August 7, 2021.

KUOW Seattle/NPR All Things Considered. interview with Josephine Ensign “You asked about the crisis of homelessness in Seattle. Here are some answers.” By Kim Malcom and Katherine Branwell. June 13, 2018

Catching Homelessness: A Nurse’s Story of Falling Through the Safety Net named the American Journal of Nursing 2017 Book of the Year, Creative Work for a General Audience category.

“A cafe where no one is homeless: one solution to youth on Seattle streets” by Scott Greenstone, The Seattle Times, December 11, 2017.

KUOW Seattle/NPR All Things Considered interview with Josephine Ensign about the Doorway Project/Community Cafe. “A Cafe to Solve Youth Homelessness? UW is getting innovative” by Kim Malcom and Andy Hurst, December 4, 2017.

Review of Catching Homelessness by Martha Wallner in National Nurse magazine, Fall 2016. national-nurses-united-national-nurse-magazine-july-august-september-2016

Inclusion of Catching Homelessness in the Richmond Times-Dispatch, Virginia Book Notes. December 2016.

Interview on Catching Homelessness and the writing life with Robin Farmer, Virginia Voice, and James River Writers (26 minutes, December 2016)

“Experts offer ideas to help Seattle area’s homeless youth” by Neal Morton, Seattle Times, November 9, 2016.

“New Memoirs Show How the Other Half Lives” by Meghan Daum, NYT, October 10, 2016. Includes a review and critique of Catching Homelessness.

“Catching Homelessness” interview on Virginia This Morning/ WTVR CBS, Richmond, Virginia, October 11, 2016.

“11 Things I Wish I Knew Before I Became a Nurse” by Eileen Hoenigman Meyer, Glassdoor, August 31, 2016.

“Catching Homelessness: UW Professor Tells Her Personal Story” recoded interview with Lee Callahan, CBS Local Jack FM.

“UW prof speaks of her own homeless experience” by Joe Copeland, Crosscut, Wednesday June 29, 2016.

Health Sciences Common Book looks at homelessness firsthand” by Michael Steigmeyer, HSNewsBeat, Monday June 27, 2016.