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August 16th, 2022

Get Lit Episode 176: Griselda Gambaro

This week, Dan Esquivel joins us to talk about the remarkable living legacy of Griselda Gambaro, Argentine playwright and activist who used her work to fight an oppressive government regime and pull focus to the experiences and voices of the marginalized! Dan has wonderful stories to share - this is an episode you won't want to miss! 


August 9th, 2022

Get Lit Episode 175: E.E. Cummings

We're waxing poetic about the legacy of the revolutionary and ever eccentric E.E. Cummings! We explore his work and interesting life and events that shaped his style, including being a pacifist during war and a few tumultuous relationships! There also might be an 50 year overdue library book story tossed in for good measure! 


August 2nd, 2022

Get Lit Episode 174: Carolyn Keene

We're here to uncover the mystery behind the author of The Nancy Drew Series! Known to us as Carolyn Keene, the Nancy Drew novels were written by a series of ghost writers since their debut in 1930, but 23 of the original 30 novels were written by the exceptional Mildred Wirt Benson! We focus on her life and legacy in this episode - it's sure to be a marvelous time! 


Steph Svarz

Steph is a high school English & Theater teacher by day and library tour guide/podcaster by night.

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