Speaker: Susan Poulin
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Writer and performer Susan Poulin is Franco-American. French is her first language but she only spoke it until she was 4. Although proud of her heritage, she didn’t know a lot about it. Since her 40s she’s been trying to find her identity through relearning her lost language. Selected by Portland Magazine as one of the “Ten Most Intriguing People in Maine,” award winning writer and performer Susan Poulin is a leader in bringing a female voice to New England storytelling and humor. She is the author of eleven plays, six of which feature her alter ego, Ida LeClair, “the funniest woman in Maine.” She writes the popular Maine humor blog and podcast, Just Ask Ida, and is the author of Finding Your Inner Moose: Ida LeClair’s Guide to Living the Good Life and The Sweet Life: Ida LeClair’s Guide to Love and Marriage published by Islandport Press.