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SHR Podcast with Edie Matthews

Edie Matthews has worked in print, radio and TV newsrooms, as a tech writer in Silicon Valley and a standup comedian. In comedy clubs, she rubbed shoulders with Robin Williams, Ellen DeGeneres, Jay Leno, Rosie O’Donnell, etc. While living in Los Angeles, she finagled a story in the LA Times (fifteen comedians living in an old Hollywood apartment building). With her comedy neighbors, she helped co-write several pilot scripts, met with producers, a production company and took a meeting with the vice president of TV development at Columbia Studios. But showbiz is finicky, and executives keen on the idea were replaced, promoted or entered rehab. She created and toured across the US and Canada in the comedy show, Mothers & Other Goddesses (especially for women and the men who love them). Inspired by her experience raising four children, she penned the humor book, You’ve Been Around Children Too Long When … She co-directed four successful East of Eden Writing Conferences. She has an MFA in Creative Writing from San Jose State University, and teaches English and Fiction at De Anza College. She’s currently working on a novel inspired by her odyssey in the World of Comedy. You can find her on Facebook.

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Podcast: Elise Frances Miller, writer


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Podcast: Tina Gibson, poet


Tina Gibson on her epic poem, Misfit Island: “I have always wanted to write a book about the struggles young women go through—More

Podcast: Wendy D. Walter, writer


Writing was an early passion for Wendy. As a kid, she wrote lots of stories, but being shy, they usually ended up under the mattress. When she began to write seriously,More