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Q & A with Ruth Kassinger: A moderated discussion about writing

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Presented by The Creative Nonfiction Foundation at The Beauty Shoppe Arsenal Motors, Pittsburgh PA

Apr 17 2020
Q & A with Ruth Kassinger: A moderated discussion about writing

Join Ruth Kassinger, author of Slime: How Algae Created Us, Plague Us, and Just Might Save Us, in an intimate setting to explore the use of narrative in her work.

There are as many algae on Earth as stars in the universe, and they have been essential to life on our planet for eons. Algae created the Earth we know today, and algae are the ancestors of all plants. Today, seaweed production is a multi-billion dollar industry, with algae hard at work to make your sushi, chocolate milk, beer, paint, toothpaste, shampoo and so much more. Slime: How Algae Created Us, Plague Us, and Just Might Save Us is by turns icky, delightful, and amazing, and it was on

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