Gina Barreca – Author, Editor, Academic, Humorist
Gina Barreca is truly a force of nature. She’s written 10 books, edited 11 others, and her work has been translated into several languages. Her latest – FAST FUNNY WOMEN – is a collection of 75 nonfiction essays written by women ages 20 to 89 and includes a whole host of accomplished females. Gina’s been featured on CNN, PBS, 20/20, 48 Hours, The Today Show, Oprah and was interviewed for the highly acclaimed PBS series for its profile of Mae West. A full-time academic, Gina teaches at the University of Connecticut and is an honoree of the Connecticut Women’s Hall of Fame. It won’t take long for you to become a big GB fan!