Press Irene discusses how taking risks heals trauma with Heather McElhatton on A Beautiful World. Host Kim Forrester talks with Irene about the importance of optimism and ‘the radiance of human existence’. Amber Lileystrom talks with Irene about Risking the Rapids on The Amber Lileystrom show. When is a risk worth taking? This is the question Irene discusses in this interview with Debbie Phillips of Women On Fire. Irene talks with with Cyrus Webb on Conversations Radio about her love of writing and her book Risking the Rapids. “Do the tiniest thing in support of the person you want to become, and then do something else and then do another.” An interview with Irene on The Rumpus. Author on Air host Pam Stack talks with Irene O’Garden and John Pielmeier, one of the arts super couples, about their work which encompasses stage and screen.