Doylestown author plans upcoming book signing

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Doylestown’s own Taryn Hipp is scheduled to read from and sign copies of her self-published book “Heavy Hangs The Head” which is about falling in love & getting hurt, falling apart & getting back up at The Doylestown Bookshop Saturday, June 28, 6 p.m.


“Heavy Hangs the Head” is a memoir novella about a woman with an addiction, a mental illness & a feminist identity. This is the story of one woman’s journey from anxiety-ridden child to delinquent teenager to divorced alcoholic & how she turned all those years of experience into a beautiful existence. “Heavy Hangs the Head” is the story of the first 34 years of her life which included losing a parent, losing herself, losing everything & fighting back with the help of a community she didn’t realize she had. It’s about falling in love and getting hurt, falling apart & getting back up.

Taryn Hipp is an old tattooed college lady who has been making zines for more than half her life. Currently she writes the perzine, Ladyteeth, a collection of stories about her experiences being depressed, getting divorced, getting sober, & falling the in love. Every day is a beautiful gift & a terrifying adventure that continues to make her stronger. “Heavy Hangs the Head” is Hipp’s first book.


Doylestown author Taryn Hipp will sign books of her first book, “Heavy Hangs the Head,” at the Doylestown Bookshop, June 28.

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Mike Berman