First Wednesday Reader Series presents poet Debra Derrenbacher of Sharpsville & poet and blogger Joy Mistovich of Youngstown. Rebecca Banks will co-host. Open mic to follow. We will also be celebrating National Spaghetti Day. Wednesday, January 4 at 7:00 at the Soap Gallery, 117 S. Champion St.
Debra Derrenbacher is a retired Christian education director and starting her second career as an author and artist. She illustrates her books and loves to work with alcohol inks and zen doodle. She lives in Sharpsville with her husband Lyle and doggie friend Harley. Debra and Lyle have four daughters and eight grandchildren.
Joy Mistovich is the education department assistant and the digital UX accessibility specialist at the Butler Institute of American Art. She is deeply passionate about assistive technology, accessibility, and writing about complex topics, such as disability.