Welcome to Art Sanctuary! 

Chapter 1 - Terry McMillian

“Writing has to be an itch you want to scratch.” ~ author Terry McMillan

For less than quarter of an hour, Art Sanctuary chats with renowned writers about the ‘art’ of writing, the words and stories that have an inspired them the most, and most important, what guests their writing juices flowing. As these authors, writers and journalists share their gifts, secrets and talents, Art Sanctuary hopes to inspire budding writers across the region. Kicking off with acclaimed author Terry McMillan (“Who Asked You?,” “Waiting to Exhale,” “How Stella Got Her Groove Back”), conversations with include authors Edwidge Danticat, Jesmyn Ward, Solomon Jones and Art Sanctuary founder, Lorene Cary. New interviews will be posted monthly. So be sure to check back in…with the sanctuary. For more on Ms. McMillan, go to: http://www.terrymcmillan.com/

This episode of In the Sanctuary is in partnership with The Free Library of Philadelphia.

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