Pen Scratching Poets
Marilyn Benjamin Wassmann
Publisher: Author House
Date of Publication: November 1, 2016
Number of pages: 149
Word Count: 22,634
Cover Artist: Marilyn Benjamin Wassmann
Pen Scratching Poets has been described as a delightful book in which the author shares her family’s collection of creative poems.
The poems compilation and art work are by Marilyn B. Wassmann with contributions by members of the Benjamin family and their descendants, with the technical assistance of Paul A. Wassmann.
The book is divided into two sections. The first section, Pen Scratching consists of the poems by Ethel T. Benjamin and her descendants and the second section is Marilyn’s poems.
About the Author:
Marilyn Benjamin Wassmann was born in a leap year.
She earned four degrees: two in Art History, one in Library Science and one in Studio Art.
In 2011, she retired from her work as an art cataloger at the Library of Congress.
Marilyn and her husband, Paul, authored the children’s book, What the Wind Blew In. They live in Hyattsville, Maryland.