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The Write Step with R Jeffreys

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The WriteStep with RJ Jeffreys

The WriteStep with RJ Jeffreys


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My guest is acclaimed essayist and author Edie Clark. For twenty years, Edie Clark has written a popular, monthly essay for the renowned Yankee magazine, known as Mary’s Farm. She served as Senior Editor for ten years and then Senior Writer and Fiction Editor for another fourteen years at Yankee magazine.

Ms. Clark is the author of multiple, best-selling books, which include The Place He Made, a memoir about her husband, Paul Bolton. The View from Mary's Farm, a collection of her essays from Yankee magazine and Saturday Beans and Sunday Suppers: Kitchen Stories from Mary's Farm, a food memoir with recipes, among many others. 

Her work has appeared in The Boston Globe Sunday Magazine, Northeast magazine, The Christian Science Monitor, Hope magazine and Reader’s Digest. She has taught workshops and lectured about writing and reporting. She received the New Hampshire Writers and Publishers Project’s award for Excellence in Journalism. For four years in a row, her essays have been listed in the Best American Essays. In 1998, she was named, “Writer of the Year” by the City and Regional Magazine Publishers Association.

Currently, she is Contributing Editor at Yankee magazine and teaches at Franklin Pierce University. Edie is available for freelance assignments and speaking engagements.