1455 Author Event: Ronnie Citron-Fink - True Roots
The 1455: A Place for Writers Author Series at Handley Regional Library continues with Ronnie Citron-Fink, who will read from her book True Roots: What Quitting Hair Dye Taught Me about Health and Beauty. Ronnie is a writer, editor and educator. She is the editorial director of Moms Clean Air Force. She has written and edited thousands of articles about green living and the environment for websites, books and magazines. Ronnie is the creator of Econesting. Her posts can also be found on Huffington Post, Care2, Planet Green, Inhabitat, Yahoo! Green, Treehugger and other sites. Ronnie was named one of the Top Ten Living Green Experts by Yahoo. She has been a contributor to Family Fun and is included in their books. Ronnie was a teacher for many years and is the mother of two children. . 1455’s Founding Director Sean Murphy and the author will discuss the process of writing this book, the contemporary literary scene, followed by an open Q&A. Copies of Ronnie’s book will be available for sale and signing, courtesy of the Winchester Book Gallery. This is a free event!
Like 75% of American women, Ronnie Citron-Fink dyed her hair, visiting the salon every few weeks to hide gray roots in her signature dark brown mane. She wanted to look attractive, professional, young. Yet as a journalist covering health and the environment, she knew something wasn’t right. All those unpronounceable chemical names on the back of the hair dye box were far from natural.