CBS News Radio/WWJ local

Here is the podcast interview on CBS/WWJ 950 Detroit with Beth Fisher for the launch of I Was Shipwrecked on the Andrea Doria! The Titanic of the 1950 at Mariners Church. I hope you learn some additional facts about this … Continue reading

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I Was Shipwrecked on the Andrea Doria! The Titanic of the 1950s–excerpt

Prologue — July 26, 1956 — “Don’t jump!” we heard the crewman beg from above. “Wait your turn for the rope! Everybody, wait your turn!” Is Patrick going to listen to an adult for the first time? I wondered in … Continue reading

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Shipwreck Survivor Launches Novel at the Marine Forensics Symposium in Honor of Titanic’s 100th Anniversary

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE CONTACT: Pierette Simpson 248-349-8557 Pierette at pierettesimpson.com Andrea Doria Shipwreck Survivor and Author Will Release New Novel, I Was Shipwrecked on the Andrea Doria, at International Marine Forensics Symposium Book, to be launched at Student Program, is … Continue reading

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I Was Shipwrecked on the Andrea Doria is now available!

Spring has sprung and now my new novel has sprung up on Amazon.com and Barnes and Noble.com–in both print and e-book versions! B & N is offering a 23% discount launch price of $7.72 (reg. $9.99) The official release is … Continue reading

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Michigan Author-Shipwreck Survivor Will Join James Cameron as Speaker for Shipwreck Symposium in DC

Novi, Michigan, May27, 2011— The country’s leading marine forensics scientists, including renowned film director James Cameron, are converging in Washington DC, April 3-5, 2012.   Michigan author and Andrea Doria shipwreck survivor, Pierette Domenica Simpson, has been invited to contribute her … Continue reading

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Holiday Gift Giving Idea

I don’t usually promote myself on this blog, but for the holidays, I will make this exception for those who may be interested. Award Winning Publications in print and audio CD: Alive on the Andrea Doria! The Greatest Sea Rescue … Continue reading

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Publication of "The Loss of Andrea Doria"

Today, a technical paper that I co-authored with naval architect and friend, William Garzke, goes to publication. This is a proud moment for me. It is an opportunity to help humanity—specifically in contributing to passenger safety on our seas. This … Continue reading

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The Andrea Doria’s Endless Curious Connections

 “Right of Passage” First, let me explain the title Curious Connections.   Today is the first of a series of blog posts about my personal daily happenings. Before you think this will lead to the mundane, let me explain the impetus for these … Continue reading

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Receiving a Testimonial

It’s always pleasant to receive a testimonial. This one is from my neighbor Marge who is an avid listener of audio books. In fact, I may not recognize her without her ear plugs on; she is a familiar sight in … Continue reading

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HAPPY HOLIDAYS ON EVERY CONTINENT

I’m grateful for all my readers on every corner of the globe. I celebrate with you  another beautiful, safe holiday. Buone Feste- Italian Frohe Weinachten! (German) = Merry Christmas Boas Festas!- Portuguese Feliz Navidad – Spanish Mele Kalikimaka- Hawaiian Weso?ych … Continue reading

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