Motherland with Elissa Altman


Politics and Prose, 5155 Connecticut, 7pm, Aug. 16

A wry memoir of a badass, impossible mom and the daughter who comes to terms with her aging after a lifetime of regrets.  Funny, and come on out! 

Keynote, hippocamp nonfiction magazine


Lancaster PA, 3:30, August 23

How to deflect the slings and arrows of everything from gas lighting to obstruction, and deal with rogues, dictators, your fears, and your prose.