Episode 27: Interview with Jacqueline Sheehan


Melissa Studdard, host of Tiferet Talk, speaks with writer and psychologist Jacqueline Sheehan. They’ll be discussing Sheehan’s emotionally-riveting work, with a focus on the novel Picture This released just this past May as a sequel to the New York Times Bestseller, Lost and Foundwhich has been optioned for film by Katherine Heigl, star of Grey’s Anatomy.

Sheehan’s other books include her first novel, Truthpublished in 2003 by Free Press of Simon and Schuster; her third novel, Now & Thenpublished in July 2009 by Avon, Harper Collins; and her anthology, Women Writing in Prison, which is a culmination of eight years of writing workshops sponsored by Voices from Inside, an advocacy group for incarcerated women. As well, Sheehan has published travel articles, short stories, and numerous essays and radio pieces.

Sheehan teaches workshops at Grub Street in Boston and Writers in Progress in Florence, Massachusetts.

Of Picture This, Ellen Meeropol states : “This page-turner is a profound exploration of damage done in childhood, the nature of evil, and the difficulty of knowing what is true.”


For more information on the author please visit: http://www.jacquelinesheehan.com/


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