Dr. David Elkind and memoirist Patty Dann

Psychologist David Elkind, author of The Hurried Child, talks about THE POWER OF PLAY: How Spontaneous, Imaginative Activities Lead to Happier, Healthier Children. Also, Patty Dann talks about THE GOLDFISH WENT ON VACATION: A Memoir of Loss (and Learning to Tell the Truth about It).


About Francesca Rheannon

Francesca Rheannon is an award-winning independent radio producer. In addition to hosting Writer's Voice, she's a freelance reporter for National Public Radio and its affiliates. Recipient of the prestigious Nancy Dickerson Whitehead Award for reporting on substance abuse issues for her news series, VOICES OF HIV, produced for 88.5 WFCR public radio in western Massachusetts. She is also finishing a book on Provence (PROVINCE OF THE HEART) and working on a memoir of her father, THE ARGONAUTS.