Holly Dunn - Sole Survivor and Author

Join us for an evening with Holly K. Dunn, author of Sole Survivor. Hear her inspiring true story of surviving the attack of the infamous Railroad Killer.

The event will feature a talk by Dunn in which she will share her story of survival and healing from a horrific true crime, followed by a question and answer session. A limited number of books will be available for purchase at the event, and a book signing will be held in the lobby.

“The Women’s Fund is proud to be hosting this community event to allow us to come together and learn more about the work Holly’s House is doing to support victims of child abuse, domestic violence and sexual assault,” said Cara Benningfield, Chair of the Women’s Fund Advisory Board. “This is an issue that has impacted many women, children and families in our local community and we hope to increase community education and awareness of this important topic.”

About Holly K. Dunn and Sole Survivor

On August 28, 1997, just as she was starting her junior year at the University of Kentucky, Holly Dunn and her boyfriend, Chris Maier, were walking along railroad tracks on their way home from a party when they were attacked by notorious serial killer Angel Maturino Reséndiz, aka The Railroad Killer. After her boyfriend is beaten to death in front of her, Dunn was stabbed, raped, and left for dead.

In this memoir of survival and healing from a horrific true crime, Dunn recounts how she lived through the vicious assault, helped bring her assailant to justice, and ultimately found meaning and purpose through service to victims of sexual assault and other violent crimes. She has worked as a motivational speaker and activist and founded Holly’s House, a safe and nurturing space in her hometown of Evansville, Indiana.

The Kentucky Arts Council, the state arts agency, provides operating support to the Southern Kentucky Performing Arts Foundation, Inc. with state tax dollars and federal funding from the National Endowment for the Arts

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