Local author Sophfronia Scott has been awarded an Artist Fellowship Grant from the Connecticut Office of the Arts.
Sophfronia Scott and WTNH Chief Meteorologist Gil Simmons (WTNH) - Dealing with anger and grief in today's society can be extremely difficult, especially from a parent's perspective. Mother, and author Sophfronia Scott joined Good Morning Connecticut at Nine to talk about her book "Love's Long Line." You can view the video of Scott's [...]
Writer Michaella A. Thornton of The Common Reader: A Journal of the Essay recently interviewed Sophfronia Scott about her book Love's Long Line. She writes: In 2016, I was captivated when Sophfronia Scott read an excerpt from her essay, “Why I Didn’t Go to the Firehouse,” at the River Pretty Writers Retreat in Tecumseh, Missouri. The essay is a meditation about why Scott, [...]
This week a cast assembled by American Theater Group, a regional program based in South Orange, New Jersey, presented a staged reading of The Affairs of Midnight by Sophfronia Scott. An enthusiastic audience of nearly 100 attended and remained for a talk back with the the playwright, director, and cast and provided strongly positive feedback. Affairs is [...]
Friends Journal, a publication whose mission is to communicate Quaker experience in order to connect and deepen spiritual lives, recently published a review of This Child of Faith: Raising a Spiritual Child in a Secular World. The reviewer, Claire J. Salkowski, writes: "Many parents grapple with similar issues of faith and personal belief, wondering how best to [...]
At Fiction Writers Review: “We tend to think of being an artist in terms of inspiration, but we also need to know how to work”: Author Kali VanBaale chats with Sophfronia Scott about misbehaving characters, what writers can learn from Bruce Springsteen, writing across genres, and Sophfronia’s new novel, Unforgivable Love, published from William Morrow. Go [...]