Shirley is an author, educator, wife, mother, and grandmother, and like you, she is a curious individual.
AIR DATE October 31, 2022
Dr. Amy Rothenberg
Shirley’s background as a reporter has fostered an interest in people, especially those who have excelled in their fields or overcome adversity or created something never before seen. In other words, the people who inspire. Sit down, relax, and listen to the conversations with people who inspire, who go beyond the ordinary, the EXTRAordinary People!
Shirley Russak Wachtel is an educator, novelist, and author of several children’s books. Her short stories and poems have appeared in various literary journals. She earned a Doctor of Letters Degree from Drew University, and in 2017 she received the Middlesex County College Scholar of the Year Award.
Acclaimed by educators and readers alike, these books feature compelling human stories with author commentary to deepen readers’ enjoyment.