About Me

Betsy Jackson

I’m all about writing solo (+ with others) to feel a little less nutty. 

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Writer of memoir, plays, and a blog, Scratching On Paper, my award-winning plays have been staged on both coasts. Pieces of Evelyn, won the NEPTA award for Best Original Play. My Mother Never Told Me won as part of the Santa Cruz Actors Theater Eight Tens @ 8 FestivalLittle Witch, is the most recent (+ 2nd piece) from my memoir, Please No Life Stories to be published by Paris Lit Up in 2019. Merci Beaucoup!

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In an earlier life, I joyfully taught second graders, but now I’m Professor of English at Northampton Community College (in Pennsylvania) and happily living in California. 🌀☀️

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