Nothing Daunted

Dorothy Wickenden, descendant of one of the two pioneering women at the heart of this remarkable tale, recreates a lost moment from a century ago, when two Eastern-seaboard society women ventured into the Wild West to teach school, astonish the natives, and become integral citizens of the Colorodo frontier. Dramatizing the constraints that female free spirits faced not so long ago, Wickenden creates a fable for dreamers of all eras and genders.

April 24: "[The HST] lifted a curtain from our view of the universe, changing it so profoundly that no human can look at the stars in the same way..."

Kenneth Calhoun (Black Moon) and Lysley Tenorio (Monstress) of the Discover Great New Writers program on B-movies, heritage, and finales.