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Sally Wiener Grotta

Sally Wiener Grotta is a full-time award-winning freelance writer, photographer and speaker. Among her numerous books are the novels "The Winter Boy" (a 2015 Locus Award nominee) and "Jo Joe" (selected as a Jewish Book Council Network book). Her short story "One Widow's Healing" is a winner of the 2019 Jefferson Hospital Health Odyssey. Her hundreds of stories, columns, essays and reviews have appeared in scores of magazines, newspapers and journals. Sally has traveled on assignment throughout the world, covering a wide diversity of cultures and traditions. Her far-ranging experiences flavor her stories and presentations with a sense of wonder and otherliness, plus a healthy dose of common sense. A popular speaker, Sally has a reputation for stimulating energetic, meaningful discussions about storytelling, the business of writing, photography and how to use creativity to build bridges in our increasingly divisive society. A member of SFWA and The Authors Guild, Sally is co-curator for the SFWA-sponsored Galactic Philadelphia author reading series and is co-chair of The Authors Guild's Philadelphia Area Chapter. Connect with Sally at www.SallyWienerGrotta.com, www.facebook.com/SallyWienerGrotta and Twitter: @SallyWGrotta.