Friday, April 11, 2014

47. Interview with Marsha Recknagel.

47.  We interview Marsha Recknagel, professor and author of If Nights Could Talk: A Family Memoir, "Between Two Storms.", and other works.  Marsha has a Ph.D. in literature and an M.F.A. from Bennington College Writing Seminars.  She has taught personal essay writing, creative writing, and writing workshops.  She wrote If Nights Could Talk about taking in her teenage nephew when he needed a place to live and exploring that experience against the backdrop of their extended family's history.  It was listed as one of the Best Books Of The Year by the Los Angeles Times Book Review.  Her book was excerpted in Vogue magazine, listed as recommended reading in Elle magazine, praised in Oprah magazine, and reviewed in the Washington Post, the Houston Chronicle, and New Orleans Times-Picayune, Tucson Weekly, and publications across the country.  
  1. This week in Louisiana history. April 12, 1861. Louisiana Gen. PGT Beauregard ordered first shots on Ft. Sumter to begin Civil War.
  2. This week in Louisiana.  April 17-19, 2014
    Great Southern Spring Bluegrass Event
    Every day From April 17, 2014 until April 19, 2014
    Website. 985-516-4680
    30338 Hwy 21, Angie, LA 70426
    The annual Fall Great Southern Bluegrass Event will be held Thursday, April 17 through Saturday, April 19 at 30338 Highway 21 in Angie.
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