Cape Cod Writers Center

Speaker’s Bureau

Barbara Eppich Struna

 

BARBARA EPPICH STRUNA

“History surrounds us every day, you only need to stop and find it.”

Author – Writer – Speaker

Best-selling international author Barbara Eppich Struna will visit your book club, bookstore, or literary event for presentations about her historical research or the celebration of the written word.

barbara.estruna@gmail.com   Barbara’s Blog

Barbara Sillery on the cover of LaVie Magazine

BARBARA SILLERY

 

Award-winning television producer/director and author Barbara Sillery is available for guest speaking engagements. She has produced over four dozen documentaries and features for PBS stations around the country on topics ranging from Native American tribal groups to Creole plantation architecture. Sillery is the author of four books: The Haunting of Cape Cod and the Islands, The Haunting of Mississippi, The Haunting of Louisiana, and her most recent, Biloxi Memories.

As a guest speaker she has shared behind-the-scenes tales to receptive audiences at venues such as the Pilgrim Hall Museum, Falmouth Museums on the Green, the Biloxi Maritime Museum, the Jambalaya Writers Conference, the New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Festival, the Teenage Librarians Conference, Southern University, the Textbook and Academic Authoring Conference, and numerous libraries and schools.
Barbara’s gift for storytelling holds in the written word, just as it does before a television camera.
– Phillip J. Jones, Secretary, Louisiana Department of Culture, Recreation, and Tourism
Recent topics:,
Histories Mysteries: Folklore, Fakelore, and Haunted tales
Creative Writing: Character and Plot; Print vs. Television
Historic Preservation: Keeping the Past Alive
The Documentary: Research, Writing, and Directing
Members and guests have been calling and complimenting your program . . . thank you for sharing your love of how our past affects our present and stirring a desire for us to look deeper into things we encounter . . . you truly are a very gifted woman. -Jo Nelle Kepper, Chairperson, Spring Lecture Series, Orleans Club
For available dates and fees please contact  barbarasillery@gmail.com or go to her website   www.barbarasillery.com/guest-speaker

 

 

REENA PATEL

Author, geographer, and foreign service officer  Reena Patel is available to speak about her book, Working the Night Shift: Women in India’s Call Center Industry and career in the foreign service. She especially enjoys talking to high school and university students. Born and raised in Massachusetts, she has an M.S. in Global Technology and Development from Arizona State University and a Ph.D. in Geography from The University of Texas at Austin. Prior to graduate school, served as a Peace Corps Volunteer in Ghana, and worked in the IT sector in Massachusetts and the travel industry in Hawaii. As a foreign service officer, she has worked overseas in Spain, Mexico, the Sinai Peninsula, and Iraq.

reena@working-the-nightshift.com   Reena’s Facebook Page