Mary E. Wilkins Freeman

Mary E. Wilkins Freeman, 19th century local author who was a prolific writer, admired by Rudyard Kipling and Mark Twain and known nationwide for her depictions of New England village life. She wrote over 250 short stories and supported herself on her earnings from the stories and books wrote.
 
On September 19th at 7 p.m., A  film based on Freeman’s short story, “The Revolt of Mother,” will be screened, followed by a  discussion of the themes found in the short story and the film. This event is Free and open to the public at Brooks Memorial Library. 
 

Student work, such as the BHS podcasts, will be incorporated into professionally produced audio for the ‘Brattleboro Words Trail’. The podcast below is one example of student work that will help inform the research and audio production for the Trail.