Martha Benzler and Courtney Gilbert
Recorded December 8, 2019 Archived December 8, 2019 34:12 minutes
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DescriptionAuthor 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.