Writers Read @ The Inn at Norton Hill – Featured Reader Jan Maher
July 1 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Writers Read @ The Inn at Norton Hill
10 Norton Hill Road, Ashfield, MA
1st Sunday of the month. – 3:00–5:00 pm.
Then the floor opens to other writers. If you want to read, put your name in the hat before 3:15. (Hint: you get about three minutes.) Bring Your Poetry! Bring Your Prose! Find Your Public! Uplift Our Souls!
Hosted by Jane Roy Brown
Co-sponsored by Straw Dog Writers Guild, Elmer’s Store & The Inn at Norton Hill.
Featured Reader – Jan Maher
Just the facts: Jan Maher’s writing credits include two novels, Heaven, Indiana and Earth As It Is; one-act plays Ismene and Intruders; Most Dangerous Women; and books for educators Most Dangerous Women: Bringing History to Life through Readers’ Theater; and History in the Present Tense: Engaging Students through Inquiry and Action (co-authored with Douglas Selwyn).
She holds a doctorate in Interdisciplinary Studies: Theater, Education, and Neuroscience. She most recently taught interdisciplinary seminars, education-related courses, and documentary studies at Burlington College at the undergraduate and graduate levels and is currently a senior scholar at the Institute for Ethics in Public Life, State University of New York at Plattsburgh.
She lives with her husband Doug Selwyn in Greenfield, MA.
Jan Maher’s novel Earth As It Is is published by Indiana University Break Away Books. Other writing credits include a novel, Heaven, Indiana; plays Ismene & Intruders, and Most Dangerous Women: Bringing History to Life through Readers’ Theater, now in its 27th year of performance as a play and 3rd edition as a book. She holds a PhD from The Union Institute and University in Interdisciplinary Studies and is a senior scholar at the Institute for Ethics in Public Life, State University of New York at Plattsburgh. Her website address is http://www.janmaher.com. She has recently joined Twitter @JanCMaher and maintains Facebook pages for Earth As It Is and for Most Dangerous Women.