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Date: Wednesday, May 29, 2019  

Time: 6:00 pm – 8:30 pm (Doors open at 6:00; meet & greet 6:00-6:45; program starts at 6:45)

Location: Firehouse Theatre 1609 West Broad Street, Richmond, VA, 23220

Price: $12 – Members; $15 Non-members ($5 for students)

SPEAKERS

Ellen Kanzinger

Ellen Kanzinger

Ellen Kanzinger is the travel editor at Blue Ridge Outdoors Magazine. In addition to writing for the magazine, she also shoots photos and video to accompany her story. Ellen is a recent graduate of Washington and Lee University and a long time lover of the outdoors.

Website: ellenmkanzinger.com
Twitter: @ekanzinger
Instagram: @photo.zinger

Sushma Subramanian

Sushma Subramanian

Sushma Subramanian is an assistant professor of English specializing in journalism at the University of Mary Washington in Virginia. She is also a freelance science writer whose work has been published in magazines including Discover, Slate, and Scientific American Mind. She is a two-time finalist for the Livingston Award for Young Journalists.

Website: sushmasubramanian.com
Twitter: @sushmaaaaaaaa

Megan Wilson

Megan Wilson

Megan Wilson is a freelance journalist, blogger, and content strategist. Her writing can be discovered at sweetsauceblog.com, across a variety of publications, and on her client’s websites.

Website: sweetsauceblog.com
Twitter: @SweetSauceBlog
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/SweetSauceBlog/
Instagram: sweetsauceblog

MODERATOR

Karen A. Chase
Karen A. Chase

Karen A. Chase is an author and a Daughter of the American Revolution with the Commonwealth Chapter in Virginia. Her first novel, Carrying Independence, fiction about the signing of the Declaration of Independence, debuts June 11th. Karen will be a Virginia Foundation for the Humanities fellow for the 2019-2020 academic year, with full residency at the Library of Virginia. Originally from Canada, Karen is now chasing histories from Richmond, VA.

Website: karenachase.com
Blog: karenachase.com/blog
Facebook: KarenAChaseAuthor
Twitter: @KarenAChase