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Katey Schultz on film


The photo shows writer Katey Schultz, whom I interviewed back in July, working with a film crew from a local PBS affiliate in Virginia, relating to a book about mountain footbridges that she worked on with a photographer a few years ago. The full story is here:

The Writing Life: Lost Crossings Shoot: Day 1:

Congratulations to Katey.

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  1. Wow. Well hey, hey, hey! Thank you sooooo much! It really was quite a cool experience. The the footbridges book has some similarities to the Lucerne Project. Studies of place, of people, as outsiders, and in the end sort of becoming an insider. Your ongoing support is such a gift. Made my day! (And Sharkie's too...)

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