Publisher: Author House
Date of Publication: November 1,
ISBN: 978-1- 5246-0448- 6
Number of pages: 149
Word Count: 22,634
Cover Artist: Marilyn Benjamin
Pen Scratching Poets has been
described as a delightful book in which the author shares her family’s collection
of creative poems.
The poems compilation and art
work are by Marilyn B. Wassmann with contributions by members of the
family and their descendants, with the technical assistance of Paul A.
The book is divided into two
sections. The first section, Pen Scratching consists of the poems by Ethel T.
Benjamin and her descendants and the second section is Marilyn’s
Marilyn Benjamin Wassmann was
born in a leap year.
She earned four degrees: two in
Art History, one in Library Science and one in Studio Art.
In 2011, she retired from her
work as an art cataloger at the Library of Congress.
Marilyn and her husband, Paul,
authored the children’s book, What the Wind Blew In. They live in Hyattsville,