About Me

Betsy Jackson, MFA, 200 hr. CYT(that’s me) is an inspiring writer, teacher, and leader of workshops on writing, yoga, and living a creative life. A writer of memoir, award-winning plays, and a blog, Scratching On Paper, her first play, Pieces of Evelyn, won the NEPTA award for Best Original Play. Little Witch, a piece from her memoir, Please No Life Stories was published by Paris Lit Up in 2019.

A public school teacher in an earlier life, she is now a Professor of English at Northampton Community College and lives in California.


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

Drop me a note, I’ll write back. 🌠