Late February was cold and snowy in Manhattan but the news that I would be interviewed on the Leonard Lopate Show brought warmth. My fabulous indie publicist, Michelle Blankenship, accompanied me to the WNYC offices in lower Manhattan.
|With Michelle Blankenship|
My favorite subjects were rubber masks, sticker campaigns and getting the opportunity to decry the current lack of plays by women on Broadway. But do not despair as works by Paula Vogel and Lynn Nottage are coming soon. Leonard doesn’t say goodbye – his producer has to come in and let him know time is up. Listen to my interview HERE
|On the Leonard Lopate Show|
68% of theater tickets are purchased by women, yet plays by women are not produced. "What's the problem?" http://dld.bz/f3MJz
February also brought me new friends from down under – the wonderful feminists of the Australian radio show on feminism and design - BROAD DESIGNS - broadcast on JOY 94.9.
|Jane Connory and Sonja Hammer of BROAD DESIGNS|
The funny and sharp (and mask wearing!) Jane Connory and Sonja Hammer talked with me via phone for a broadcast which aired on International Women’s Day. LISTEN HERE:
As some of you know, in my book I describe my journey to identifying as a feminist. It was a BOOK that brought me to feminism – “OurBodies, Ourselves” which I picked up at the Main Street Bookstore in Brockport New York, my sophomore year in college. This week I was featured in the Brockport Alum spotlight. Read it here:
If you have not been to a new Barnes and Noble lately check them out. Some of the new stores now have a very comfortable and welcoming area as you walk into the store where wine, beer, hot drinks and food are served. Settle down with a donut and a cup of joe as you flip through your favorite newspaper. I was the first author booked to read at the B & N inEastchester - or I should say their first writer who wrote for adults. Thank you Barnes and Nobel for making your bookstore a place you can spend hours in.
|UN/MASKED display at Barnes and Noble Eastchester|
NEXT! The IDES OF MARCH - Aphra Behn mails postcards to Trump and talks on the LIVING WELL SHOW, March 15, 2017.
I will be at Northern Arizona University with ACT LIKE AFEMINIST ARTIST on March 25 at 2PM. – if you are in the area please attend.