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Barbara Clarke in conversation with Cami Ostman, The Red Kitchen: A Memoir

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Fri, 04/09/2021 - 6:00pm to 7:00pm
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Join us on Zoom for the launch of Barbara Clarke's beautiful new memoir. She'll be joined by another talented local author, Cami Ostman, of the Narrative Project.


The Red Kitchen is an inspirational memoir about finding a way out of family drama. The memoir covers a funny, chaotic childhood,adolescent angst and married years, a life-changing time in Kenya, and much more. Turns of phrase and biting metaphors brighten the work and deepen mindful ways of navigating one's circumstance and arriving at a loving mother/daughter reconciliation.

Barbara Clarke is a writer and grant writer living in Bellingham, WA. She has written for corporate clients, trade magazines, and local/alternative newspapers on many topics. The Red Kitchen was completed through The Narrative Project. She is completing Pr-eexisting Conditions: A Memoir concerning working as an executive in the health insurance industry and its public perils.

Cami Ostman, founder of The Narrative Project, has published a memoir, Second Wind: One Woman’s Midlife Quest to Run Seven Marathons on Seven Continents, and has co-edited several anthologies, including Beyond Belief: The Secret Lives of Women in Extreme Religions and True Stories, Vols. I-III. She has been profiled in Fitness Magazine and her books have been reviewed in O Magazine, The Atlantic, and The Washington Post.

The Red Kitchen: A Memoir Cover Image
ISBN: 9781647420086
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: She Writes Press - April 6th, 2021

True Stories: The Narrative Project Volume III Cover Image
By Cami A. Ostman (Editor)
ISBN: 9781734494525
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Sidekick Press - November 17th, 2020