Sandra Gould Ford
“Every great work of literature illuminates the human condition, fuels thinking on timeless questions, and stimulates the imagination.”
“Timeless Books for Timely Issues,” -- Dr. John Flaherty
“The humanities – far from being mere entertainment or glitter – offer THE pragmatic data for reflection, which in turn nourishes human productivity, innovation, ethics, and character.”
“Humanities: Practical Management Education,”
Dr. Frederick Herzberg, Pace University
These statements are Sandra Gould Ford’s guides as she creates arts experiences that encourage, refresh, enrich creative thinking and inspire.
Sandra’s first novel, Faraday’s Popcorn Factory, was published by St. Martin’s Press. She founded a creative writing program at a 3,000-inmate criminal corrections institution. She developed and published Shooting Star Review, an international literary magazine for ten years and produced two writers conferences.
Sandra earned a Master of Fine Arts Degree from the University of Pittsburgh. She has received Fellowships from the Pennsylvania Council on the Arts and the Dow Creativity Center. She has conducted arts workshops through the Pennsylvania Council on the Arts and the Mid Atlantic Arts Foundation and has been awarded residencies at Yaddo, Ucross, Ragdale, Millay, Djerassi, and Hedgebrook.
Sandra Gould Ford builds awareness and appreciation for the human experience with her work.