Switching it up, an accomplished chef prepares for a picture-perfect entry in motherhood but is sidelined by postpartum depression. Ruthy Kirwan, author of the recently released “The Healthy Sheet Pan Cookbook,” gives us a glimpse into the unseen ingredients that go into a mother’s recipes.
Give a listen to “Tuna Casserole” read for us here by Rebecca
Our second “Crafty” story meeting is tomorrow night. We’re excited to hear the revisions!
Meet storyteller is Rebecca Chase whose books Leaving Rock Harbor & June Sparrow and The Million Dollar Penny will be available at The Astoria Bookshop.
Rebecca Chace is the author of: Leaving Rock Harbor (novel); Capture the Flag (novel); Chautauqua Summer (memoir). Plays: Colette; The Awakening (adaptation of novel by Kate Chopin). Her first book for middle readers, June Sparrow and The Million Dollar Penny, was published in May, 2017. She has written for the New York Times Magazine, New York Times Sunday Book Review, the Huffington Post,NPR’s All Things Considered andother publications. She was a 2016 Writing Fellow at Dora Maar House (Museum of Fine Arts Houston); 2015-2016 member of the Wertheim Study at the New York Public Library; 2014 recipient of the Grace Paley Fiction Fellowship, Vermont Studio Center; The Frances Shaw Fellowship at the Ragdale Foundation; a MacDowell Colony Fellow and Yaddo Foundation fellow. She is Director of the MA in Creative Writing and Literature, and Associate Professor of Creative Writing at Fairleigh Dickinson University.
Wonderful first story meeting last night for our upcoming “Crafty” show featuring swapped stories from:
Rebecca Chace (Leaving Rock Harbor,June Sparrow and The Million Dollar Penny)
Marianthy Karantzes (New York City DOE Special Education Teacher)
Ruthy Kirwan (visit percolatekitchen.com)
Vaughn M. Watson (Queens Writers’ Lab)
They read each other’s first drafts aloud, feedback was given, laughs exchanged, and now they are off to revise!!