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Love of Lit!

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Calling all avid readers, accomplished writers, or those aspiring to be: we talk to the director of the City Lit Festival director, Carla Du Pree, about festival highlights and hear about her goals for the daylong event. Plus, we meet podcaster Eliza Romero, to hear her thoughts on changes to required high school reading.

For more information about Cit Lit Festival, visit this link.

Sheilah Kast is the host of On The Record, Monday-Friday, 9:30-10:00 am.
Melissa Gerr is a producer for On the Record. She started in public media at Twin Cities Public Television in St. Paul, Minn., where she is from, and then worked as a field producer for Oregon Public Broadcasting in Portland. She made the jump to audio-lover in Baltimore as a digital media editor at Mid-Atlantic Media and Laureate Education, Inc. and as a field producer for "Out of the Blocks." Her beat is typically the off-beat with an emphasis on science, culture and things that make you say, 'Wait, what?'