This week the FDR Library's blog noted the anniversary of WPA opening its doors and sending Americans back to work, less than a month after Congress passed the bill authorizing the relief agency. It also has great reading recommendations.
LitArtlantic, a free festival of four storytelling arts at The Writer's Center in Bethesda, MD (May 20-22) when we will open doors to creative expression, exploring the intersections of music, film, theatre and literature. I'll be there for a panel talk about "The Writer's Life: A Report from the Field," on Saturday, May 22 at noon. I'll be mixing it up with fellow writers C.M. Mayo (whose novel just appeared in paperback), Alan Elsner, Kevin Quirk and Jessie Seigel. Learn more here.