PODCAST EPISODE

Permission to Heal Episode #60 - A Conversation with Lorene Cary about family love, grief, writing & activism

Permission to Heal

Feb 23 2022 • 1 hr 7 mins


Lorene Cary is an author, playwright, creative writing professor at UPenn, activist, mother, daughter, granddaughter, & so much more.  Her latest extraordinarily moving book is Ladysitting: My Year with Nana at the End of Her Century.

From cherished memories of childhood weekends with Nana to the reality of the year she spent “ladysitting,” her stories are of their time together and five generations of their African American family.  Cary captures the ruptures, love, and forgiveness that can occur in the family as she bears witness to her grandmother’s vibrant life.

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Her website, Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, LinkedIn, YouTube, Vote that Jawn, The Gospel According to Nana (one-act opera libretto based on Ladysitting), On Oprah.com

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· Website, Patreon, Instagram, Facebook, LinkedIn, Facebook Group.
· Permission to Heal - YouTube.
· Permission to Land (memoir) - Hardcover, Paperback, eBook, audiobook

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