Sandy Rouse is the co-founder of the Brattleboro Literary Festival and the festival director. The festival serves to reignite an interest in books and literature each year and the People, Places and Words Project will serve to enhance that and we are very excited to be a partner in this project.   Sandy is the former owner of the Book Cellar in Brattleboro and former President of the Board of Directors for the Brattleboro Noon Rotary Club, former Vice President of Building a Better Brattleboro and former chair of Economic Development, and served on the board of the Morningside Shelter for 7 years. She relocated to Vermont in 1999 and lives in Newfane, Vermont.