Vermont Humanities

Yvonne Daley

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Image of Yvonne DaleyYvonne Daley is the author of more than 5000 news, feature and magazine stories and six nonfiction books, including An Independent Man (with Senator James Jeffords), Vermont Writers: A State of MindOctavia Boulevard and, most recently, Going Up the Country: When the Hippies, Dreamers, Freaks and Radicals Moved to Vermont.

A longtime journalist with the Rutland (VT) Herald, Boston Globe and others, she lived for 17 years between San Francisco, where she taught journalism and nonfiction writing at San Francisco State University, and Vermont, where she founded and directs the Green Mountain Writers Conference, now in its 22nd year. A mother of five children and eight grandchildren, she lives with her husband, the writer Chuck Clarino, in Rutland, and their two Maltese dogs. She loves to write, read, garden, travel, listen to live music, and birdwatch.

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Talks by Yvonne Daley

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The Counterculture’s Impact on Vermont and Vermont’s Influence on the Counterculture Generation

In the late 1960s and ’70s, thousands of young migrants moved to the back woods, small towns and cities of rural Vermont. Author Yvonne Daley discusses this time in Vermont’s history and its impact today.

Vermont Humanities*** February 15, 2019