An afternoon of mostly prose fiction, 3:00 PM Sunday October 7th, 2018
at The Manayunk Roxborough Art Center
located at 419 Green Lane (rear) in Philadelphia

{Following the opening reception of “Hope for the Homeless”)

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Frances Metzman, a graduate of Moore College of Art and a Masters degree from University of Pennsylvania. She co-authored a novel, Ugly Cookies, The Hungry Heart: Stories, and in 2009 she won a nomination for a Dzanc Books award, along with publishing numerous (25) short stories in various literary journals, she has a novel being publishedThe Cha-Cha Babes of Pelican Way. Her teaching credits include: Adjunct professor at Rosemont College graduate school, Temple University at OLLI (creative writing and memoir), including other writing workshops, memoir/creative writings at universities and colleges such as Bryn Mawr, Penn State, Delaware, University of Pennsylvania, Widener Colleges.
As fiction editor for a literary journal, Schuylkill Valley Journal, she selects and edits the submissions. Many articles, essays, and stories she writes deal with aspects of society that influences relationships for all ages, including the mature set (sometimes tongue in cheek). Many articles are dedicated to improving attitudes toward the older audience to address myths about “age appropriate” thinking.