On Friday, September 10, The Brattleboro Literary Festival continues its 20th anniversary year with a very special Literary Cocktail Hour at 7:00 pm featuring four female memoirists and the books that tell their stories.
Megan Culhane Galbraith is the author of "The Guild of the Infant Saviour: An Adopted Child’s Memory Book," a hybrid memoir-in-essays.
Keema Waterfield's work has appeared in the New York Times, WIRED, Redivider, and Pithead Chapel, among others, and her Brevity essay “You Will Find Me In The Starred Sky” was a Best American Essays notable.
Sari Fordham works have appeared in Chattahoochee Review, Brevity, Best of the Net, Booth, among others.
Gina Troisi is the author of the memoir, "The Angle of Flickering Light." Her work has appeared in numerous literary journals and anthologies, including Fourth Genre, The Gettysburg Review, Fugue, Under the Sun, Flyway: Journal of Writing & Environment, and elsewhere.
Their conversation will be moderated by Diana Whitney whose first book, "Wanting It," became an indie bestseller in poetry and her new edited collection, "You Don't Have to Be Everything: Poems for Girls Becoming Themselves," was a bestseller in poetry for teens and young adults.