Martha Benzler and Courtney Gilbert

Recorded December 8, 2019 Archived December 8, 2019 34:12 minutes
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Author and artist Martha Benzler (74) talks with StoryCorps facilitator Courtney Gilbert (28) about her children's books, which she has written, illustrated, and self-published.

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MB talks about "Ladies of the Club", the book that led to her children's book writing and illustrations.
MB talks about a children's book she wrote, "Helen's Hat Shop", and the complications of self-publishing.
MB talks about her parents.
MB talks about her son.
MB remembers going to school with Steve Martin.
MB shares how she would like to be remembered.


Recording Location

Yuma Art Center