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When A Woman Tells The Truth – Writings and Creative Work by Women over 80

Tuesday, July 30, 2024, 2:00 PM
Ashby Village office, ramp accessible from San Pedro Ave
1821 Catalina Ave
Berkeley, CA  94707

(510) 204-9200
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Sigrid Duesberg
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Book Women over 80

wilma and dena

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When: Tuesday, July 30th, 2024, 2:00-3:00pm

Where: 1821 Catalina Avenue, Berkeley
(Thousand Oaks Baptist Church)

Open to:Everyone

Accessibility: via ramp on San Pedro Street side of the church

When A Woman Tells The Truth –
Writings and Creative Work by Women over 80
The authors Dena Taylor and Wilma Marcus Chandler will do a presentation about their book with some of the women featured in their book who live in the Berkeley area. 

DENA TAYLOR is the author of Exclamation Points: Collected Poems (Many Names Press); the co-author, with Becky Taylor, of Tell Me the Number Before Infinity: the story of a girl with a quirky mind, an eccentric family, and oh yes, a disability (Many Names Press), and the author, editor, or co-editor of six books on women’s issues. She is retired from careers in education and social work, and lives in Northern California. See

WILMA MARCUS CHANDLER is a playwright, theatre director, and educator. Her books on theatre scholarship have been published by Smith & Kraus, Inc., and she has taught at the Univ. of Iowa, Univ. of California Santa Cruz and chaired the Theatre Arts Department at Cabrillo College, Aptos, CA, for many years. She has directed over 100 productions in the San Francisco/East Bay and Monterey Bay Areas and her poetry collection “The Night Bridge” was published by Hummingbird Press. The founder of the 8Tens@8 International Play Festival, The National Festival of Women’s Theatre, and “In Celebration of The Muse” a Writers’ Festival produced annually for over 40 years, she can be reached at: