Monthly Archives: February 2016

The Pleasure of Meeting Poet and Author, Sonia Sanchez at STPL

In honor of Black History Month, Sonia Sanchez was the keynote speaker at the St. Louis Public Library. Professor Sanchez is a poet, mother and international speaker. Her books include, Shake Loose My Skin and Homegirls and Handgrenades (Photo, courtesy … Continue reading

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Author events for week of Feb. 7 : Entertainment

SUNDAY St. Louis Publishers Assn Memoir Panel on Wednesday 2/10/16 with Kathleen Finneran, Terry Baker Mulligan and Rick Skwiot Source: Author events for week of Feb. 7 : Entertainment

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St. Louis Publishers Association: Memoir Panel

Thanks to everyone who came out on a cold snowy night to hear Rick Skwiot, Kathleen Finneran and me talk about memoir writing. It was an honor to be on the panel with Kathleen and Rick, two fine writers and … Continue reading

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What We Learn When Writing a Memoir

Recently, when a neighbor’s son started medical school, he told me he would have to learn 15,000 new words in the next four years. What I found most interesting was that as a college graduate, his vocabulary already consisted of … Continue reading

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