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Big Dreams Yield Small Blessings

Small Blessings (St. Martin's Press/2014)
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Reporter and longtime NPR contributor Martha Woodroof has written and reported about other people’s stories for years. Along the way, she has gathered snippets of stories and tales that she weaves together in her debut novel, Small Blessings (St. Martin’s Press/2014). Host Frank Stasio talks with Woodroof about her book, the writing process and the influence of reporting on her work.

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Laura Lee was the managing editor of The State of Things until mid February 2017. Born and raised in Monroe, North Carolina, Laura returned to the Old North state in 2013 after several years in Washington, DC. She received her B.A. in political science and international studies from UNC-Chapel Hill in 2002 and her J.D. from UNC-Chapel Hill School of Law in 2007.
Longtime NPR correspondent Frank Stasio was named permanent host of The State of Things in June 2006. A native of Buffalo, Frank has been in radio since the age of 19. He began his public radio career at WOI in Ames, Iowa, where he was a magazine show anchor and the station's News Director.