Our Words Matter

By Amy Ferris

by Amy Ferris This is the third year in a row that Milford Readers & Writers is hosting a Women’s panel. I am so delighted. I am delighted for many reasons, the main one being that women’s voices are a deep passion of mine. You can almost call it an obsession. Women writing/righting their lives, I just love the … Read More

Bring Your Book-Loving Self!

By Amy Ferris

by Amy Ferris Have you ever thrown a pot-luck dinner? It goes something like this: you tell all your friends to, please, bring a dish – a favorite dish – one they really wanna share; and yes, you tell them, to please bring wine, and yes, of course, seltzer and/or bubbly water, and yes, yes, … Read More

And We Want to Thank…You

By Amy Ferris

by Amy Ferris Our community is filled with beauty. All you need to do is step out of your car, and check out the scenery. Our waterfalls, our private beach and lakes, glistening icicles in the winter, and the colors of fall. Word is that our foliage is breathtaking – pure beauty. And we have … Read More

MK Asante: A Force of Nature

By Amy Ferris

(Image by Lee Steffen. Used with permission) by Amy Ferris MK Asante, author of the widely acclaimed best-selling memoir Buck, will sit down with me for a one-on-one conversation on Saturday, October 1st, at the Milford Readers & Writers Festival. Asante is an author, a filmmaker, a hip-hop artist, and a professor of creative writing … Read More

She is Suzanne Braun Levine

By Amy Ferris

by Amy Ferris She is an editor, a writer, an author, a mother, a wife, a speaker, a producer, a warrior, a Goddess, a SHEro, a feminist, a girlfriend and a grand woman. She was the first editor of Ms. magazine. She won a Peabody Award for producing the amazing documentary She’s Nobody’s Baby: American … Read More

The Soul of the Milford Readers and Writers Festival

By Amy Ferris

(Image by Preston Ehrler) by Amy Ferris Words. They can lift you, inspire you, move you, rattle you. They can shape you, mold you, flatten you, devastate you. They can cut you deep. They can rip you to shreds. They can make you brave. They can fill you with courage. They can haunt you forever. … Read More