About Me

Betsy Jackson, MFA, 200 hr. CYT (that’s me)

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!

A public school teacher in an earlier life, I am a Professor of English at Northampton Community College and live in California. 🌀☀️

• My desire is to inspire and empower people (of all ages), anywhere and everywhere, to find and use their voice + maybe feel a little less nutty. 

Drop me a note, I’ll write back. 🌠