Award-winning humorist, performer, and speaker– channeled her theater major (BA, UW Madison), a masters in social work (University of Chicago, SSA), and the creative desperation of motherhood, to found the national live-reading series LISTEN TO YOUR MOTHER (LTYM). On stage in 55 cities and counting since 2010, LTYM spawned the acclaimed anthology “LISTEN TO YOUR MOTHER: What She Said Then, What We’re Saying Now” (Putnam Books, 2015). Ann’s passion for finding commonality and building community through words helps articulate and amplify Building Brave’s story.
Ann’s cat Toby plays fetch. Yes, really. #Blessed