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#AskLucinda LIVE Q&A on Facebook

WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 11, 2015, 8:30-10:00 PM ET
#AskLucinda – LIVE Q&A on FACEBOOK at

Cathartic Expressive Writing with Pulitzer Prize Winner Lucinda Franks – Come to the Lucinda Franks Writer page between 8:30-10:00 PM (ET) WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 11, for the second installment of #AskLucinda. Lucinda will discuss the long term impact of War on Veterans, PTSD, and benefits of healing through creative expression.

Come join in on the conversation between 8:30-10:00 PM (ET), WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 11:


Chicago Memories

As this week’s visit to Chicago approaches, I reminisce about how my Illinois background has had such an impact on my life. There are so many connections. My parents met over a pair of stockings at Marshall Field’s, the Chicago landmark where Mom was working at the stocking counter after the war. (Dad naturally hadContinue Reading


Tuesday, October 6th, 2015, 7:00 PM Brookline Booksmith 279 Harvard Street, Coolidge Corner, Brookline, MA Ms. Franks will be in Boston for a reading and book signing at Brookline Booksmith, 279 Harvard Street, Coolidge Corner, Brookline, MA 02446  Directions to Brookline Booksmith are available HERE. Share the news here:

Eleanor and Elinor

Eleanor and Elinor

Eleanor Roosevelt and Elinor Morgenthau, wife of FDR’s Treasury Secretary Henry Morgenthau Jr., were fast friends and that was partly due to the similarity of their natures. They were women of their time and had iron fists inside velvet gloves. While with their famous husbands, they stepped back to let them take center stage, butContinue Reading