Delighted by this write-up in Writer’s Digest!
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Thank you for the feature, Bloom!
Lavinia Spalding, Andrew McCarthy and I will be taking the amphitheater stage on July 29 at 4pm in Washington, CT at the Five Senses Festival.
And here we are.
Why There are Words presents: Adventure, and I will be reading about Morocco, with Erin Byrne, Kimberley Lovato, and others on November 9, 2017 at 7 pm.
Here is the link to the event: http://www.whytherearewords.com/2017/10/14/why-there-are-words-presents-adventure-in-sausalito-november-9/
Last year, I wrote an essay about my mother and her love of Morocco. This week, it won a Lowell Thomas Award from the Society of American Travel Writers in the Personal Comment category. It’s my fifth essay that has been honored by the SATW, and it gets more exciting every time. Here’s what the judges said:
Silver: Marcia DeSanctis, “Time or the Sahara Wind,” Tales To Go
A photo album brings back memories not only of trips taken but also, as importantly, of the photographer herself — the writer’s mother, who now is lost in the mists of Alzheimer’s. This personal and poignant story reminds readers of the fragility of life.