Host: Joel Mann
Engineer: Amy Browne
Authors Lee Smith & Deborah Joy Corey discuss their new memoirs, Dimestore and Settling Twice
-What’s the hardest thing about writing a memoir?
-What advice do you have for young writers?
-How has today’s technology influenced your writing?
-What do you read for pleasure?
-What effect has story telling had on your writing?
Producers/Hosts: Meredith DeFrancesco, Amy Browne
Contributors: Matt Murphy and Joel Mann
Topic: Veterans and the 4th of July
Segment 1: Matt Murphy talks with the “Veterans for Peace” and their supporters marching in a local 4th of July parade
Segment 2: Award-winning author Deborah Joy Corey (“The Skating Pond”, “Losing Eddie”) reads an essay about a young Iraq war veteran who visited her family during Castine, Maine’s 4th of July celebrations. Recorded by Joel Mann
FMI: Veterans for Peace, Maine Chapter: www.vfpmaine.org; Iraq Veterans Against the War: www.ivaw.org