Janneken Smucker, host of the Quilt Alliance’s Running Stitch, A QSOS Podcast, Professor of History at West Chester University, and author of Amish Quilts: Crafting an American Icon will moderate a panel of quilter-writers. Panelists include Meg Cox, Frances O’Roark Dowell, Chawne Kimber, and Gwen Westerman. Panelists will give us a snapshot of the relationship of quilts to writing in their work. Join us to hear this expert panel share personal and professional connections to fiction, non fiction, poetry, blogging and writing for and on quilts. Smucker will share clips from Quilt Alliance projects including QSOS and Go Tell It! and the discussion will be recorded as an episode of Running Stitch.