TITLE: Literary Birthday Celebration: Louisa May Alcott
SPEAKER: Jo Ann Beard, Maud Casey
EVENT DATE: 11/29/2011
FORMAT: Video + Captions
RUNNING TIME: 53 minutes
TRANSCRIPT: View Transcript (link will open in a new window)
Authors Jo Ann Beard and Maud Casey celebrate the birthday of American author Louisa May Alcott by reading selections from her work and discussing her influence on their own writing.
Speaker Biography: Jo Ann Beard is an essayist and instructor at Sarah Lawrence College.
Speaker Biography: Maud Casey is an associate professor of English and teaches in the MFA creative writing Program at the University of Maryland.