Friday, April 18, 2014

48. Interview with Marsha Recknagel, Part 2.

48.  We finish our interview with 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 19, 1682. La Salle took formal possession of the Louisiana Territory for France.
  2. This week in Louisiana.  April 25-26
    Choctaw Apache Indian Pow Wow
    Zwolle, LA 71486
    Celebration of Native Indian culture. Enjoy traditional dancing, craft items, Indian jewelry and fellowship. An educational experience open to the public.
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