Charlene in the News


– Interview by Dr. Kvitko on “The Reasons We Smile,” with Dr. Kvitko,” WSNY-FM 94.7, Columbus, OH, 7:30 a.m., Dec. 10, 2017. Click here.

– Interview by Avy Meyers on “North Town News Magazine,” CAN-TV 19, Chicago, IL;, AT&T U-verse Systems Channel 99; Evanston, IL, Cable Channel 6; and Suburban Chicago Area Channels 19 and 35, Dec. 19-22, 2014.

– Interview by Dr. Kvitko on “Dentally Speaking with Dr. Kvitko,” WSNY-FM 94.7, Columbus, OH, Oct. 26, 2014.

– Interview on “In the News” on Global Talk Radio, Dec. 12, 2012.

– Interview by Dr. Kvitko on “Dentally Speaking with Dr. Kvitko,” WSNY-FM 94.7, Columbus, OH, 7 a.m., March 18, 2012.

– Interview by Dr. Kvitko on “Dentally Speaking with Dr. Kvitko,” WSNY-FM 94.7, Columbus, OH, 7 a.m., August 22, 2010. To link to podcast, click here.

– Interview by Lillian Cauldwell on Passionate Internet Talk Radio Inc., 7:30 a.m., June 30, 2010. For information on downloading the interview, e-mail

– Interview by Paul Lisnek on WVON-AM Radio 1690, Chicago, 6 a.m. and 9 p.m., April 19, 2010.


–  Charlene Wexler’s ‘A new life for our family’ was included in the Reader’s Digest article ‘The Loyalty of Dogs Told Through 20 Incredible Stories’ by Morgan Cutolo, March 2020. Click here.

– Author Spotlight: Charlene Wexler, Northwest Herald, March 26, 2017. Click Here.

– Retraining the Elephants in the Room, Healio, the Journal of Continuing Education in Nursing, Dec. 2016. Click Here.

– Elephants In The Room was chosen for the November 2016 Jewish Book Month by JUF News Magazine, November 2016. Click Here.

Elephants In The Room earns Apex Award,, July 6, 2016.

– Around the Neighborhood, Gazette Chicago, p. 26, July 1, 2016. Click here.

– Author Charlene Wexler’s short story ‘The Family Building’ published,, June 12, 2016. Click here.

– Meet Author Charlene Wexler at Printers Row Lit Fest June 11 and 12,, May 9, 2016. Click here.

– Capricorn Authors-Foreword Showcases Book’s and Author’s Capricorn Traits,, Jan. 2016. Click Here.

– Astrologer Writes Foreword For Capricorn Author’s Book ‘Elephants In The Room,’, April 27, 2016. Click here.

– Meet Author Charlene Wexler at Inaugural Lake County Authorfest, July 30, 2016,, April 24, 2016. Click here.

– Book Elephants In The Room published,, Jan. 24, 2016. Click here.

– Interview about Lori, Northwest Herald, Jan. 3, 2016. Click here.

– Review of Murder Across the Ocean, Just Reviews, Aug. 3, 2015. Click here.

– Richmond author Charlene Wexler wins Apex award for ‘Murder Across the Ocean,’ Northwest Herald, June 19, 2015. Click here.

– Author Charlene Wexler Earns Apex Award, PRLog, June 9, 2015. Click here.

– Reader of the Week: Charlene Wexler, Chicago Tribune, May 21, 2015.

– Retired author says it’s never too late to start writing, Northbrook Star, May 15, 2015. Click here.

– Charlene Wexler interviewed in Mystery Writers of America Midwest Chapter Clues, March 22, 2015.

– Charlene Wexler discusses life’s roles, Marilyn’s Musings, Feb. 19, 2015. Click here.

– Guest Post by Charlene Wexler about Murder Across the Ocean and Lori, b00k reviews, Dec. 6, 2014.

– Two new novels tell Jewish Women’s Tales, JUF News, Nov. 2014. Click here.

Lori and Charlene Wexler made the featured author book list on, Nov. 13, 2014.

– Two new novels tell Jewish Chicago Women’s Tales, JUF News, Oct. 30, 2014.

– Author Charlene Wexler’s Essay ‘People Watching’ Published, PRLog, Oct. 11, 2014. Click here.

– Author Charlene Wexler Publishes Two New Novels, Jewish Chicago, General Election 2014/5775.

– Charlene Wexler Publishes Two New Novels, Lori and Murder Across the Ocean, PR Log, Aug. 7, 2014. Click here.

– Charlene Wexler Publishes Three Short Stories, Three Poems, PR Log, July 14, 2014. Click here.

– Charlene Wexler’s Short Story ‘Into the Woods’ Published, PR Log, February 10, 2014. Click here.

– “Ode to Tyrone” Published by Award-Winning Author Charlene Wexler, PR Log, March 10, 2013. Please click here.

– A Moment With Charlene Wexler, Before It’s News and The Dan O’Brien Project, Feb. 24, 2013. Click here.

– Author Charlene Wexler’s Short Story ‘The Autograph Book’ published,, Jan. 19, 2013. Please click here.

– E-Book ‘Milk and Oranges’ Released by Dailey Swan Publishing, PR Log, Nov. 22, 2012. Please click here.

– Dental books you won’t want to put down, Dental Products Report, July 2, 2012.

– Author Charlene Wexler Wins eLit Book Award, PR Log, May 5, 2012.

Milk and OrangesGazette, Jan. 6, 2012.

– E-Book ‘Milk and Oranges’ Offers Entertaining Views of Life, PR Log, Dec. 11, 2011. Please click here.

– Dental books you won’t want to put down: A life surrounded by dentistry and antique collecting has inspired Charlene Wexler’s two books, Dental Products Report, July 2012. Please click here.

– Author Charlene Wexler Earns Apex Award,, 2012, July 1, 2012. Please click here.

Pub Memo, May 5, 2012. Please click here.

– Award-Winning Author Charlene Wexler to Sign Books at Printers Row Lit Fest, PR Log, April 28, 2012. Please click here.

– Book Signing Draws Crowd, ANB Communications, April 26, 2012.

– Meet Authors Anne Nordhaus-Bike, Charlene Wexler at April 22 Book Signing at Woman Made Gallery, PR Log, March 2, 2012. Please click here.

– Review of Murder on Skid Row by Rachelle Bowden,, April 9, 2011. Please click here.

– Short Story ‘Abracadabra Magic’ Published, PR Log, April 17, 2011. Please click here.

– “’It Was on the Back Porch’ a short story for cat lovers, PR Log, March 20, 2011. Please click here.

– New Novel Takes Readers Back to Chicago’s Skid Row, Yahoo! News, March 14, 2011. Please click here for PR Web.

– Locally based novel wins Apex, Gazette, December 3, 2010.

Murder on Skid Row Wins International Award, Illinois Dental News, p. 6, August 2010.

– New Mystery Novel Has Dentist As Hero, Dental Talk Radio: The Radio Blog for Dentists.

– Charlene Wexler wins international Apex Award of Excellence from Communications Concepts for Murder on Skid Row, July 2010. Please click here.

– News item about Charlene Wexler and Murder on Skid Row in Vision Magazine, p. 32, Spring/Summer 2010.

– Novel About Dentist Wins Apex Award, Dentaltown, July 2, 2010.

– News item about Charlene Wexler and Murder on Skid Row in JUF News, July 1, 2010.

– News item in Illinois Alumni about Charlene Wexler and Murder on Skid Row in Illinois Alumni Magazine, May/June 2010.

– Article on Murder on Skid Row,, May 8, 2010. Please click here.

– Article on Murder on Skid Row, Word of Mouth, April 2010.

– Interview with Charlene Wexler about Murder on Skid Row on Marilyn’s Musings website, April 6, 2010. Please click here.

– Coverage of Charlene’s booksigning at Barnes and Noble, Deer Park, IL, Lake Zurich Courier, March 11, 2010.

– Article on Murder on Skid Row, UIC News, Feb. 24, 2010. Please click here.


– Authorfest, Friends of the Lake Geneva Library and Breadloaf Books, Aug 8-13, 2020, Lake Geneva, WI.

– Hunt Club Book Club, Oct. 10, 2016, Huntley, IL.

– Lake County AuthorFest 2016, July 30, 2016, Round Lake Beach, IL. Click here.

-Beachside Authorfest, July 9, 2015, Lake Geneva, WI.

-Geneva Lake Museum, Tuesdays @ Two series, June 16, 2015, Lake Geneva, WI.

-Max and Benny’s Jewish Authors’ Series, May 28, 2015, Northbook, IL

– University of Illinois at Chicago College of Dentistry at 100 A Legacy in Oral Biology Conference, Thursday, June 20, 2013, Chicago, IL.

– Printers Row Lit Fest, Sunday, June 10, 2012, Chicago, IL.

– Woman Made Gallery, Sunday, April 22, 2011, Chicago, IL.

– Grand Geneva Resort, Saturday, Aug. 13, 2011, Lake Geneva, WI.

– West Central Association meeting, Wednesday, April 13, 2011, Crowne Plaza Hotel, 733 W. Madison St., Chicago, IL.

– Independent Dental Organization meeting, Tuesday, Oct. 19, 2010, Greek Islands Restaurant, 300 E. 22nd St., Lombard, IL.

– Borders, Aug. 14, 2010, McHenry, IL.

– Barnes and Noble, March 13, 2010, Deer Park, IL.


– Charlene is available for media interviews. Media copies of all of Charlene’s books are available upon request. E-mail, or call William S. Bike at ANB Communications at (773) 229-0024.