Lecturers at the Jefferson Educational Society

Ann Silverthorn

Ann Silverthorn, M.A., spent more than a decade researching and writing the story of Erie educator, William E. Dimorier, after finding his handwritten book of original poetry. In addition to biography, Ann explores many forms of writing, including novels, poetry, and media. On her blog, she writes about a wide variety of topics, such as entertainment, travel, and wellness. Ann earned a B.A. and an M.A. in English from Gannon University, with a minor in business. She holds a certificate in leadership and management from the University of Notre Dame. Ann graduated from the Erie Ambassador Program in 2014 and serves in various volunteer capacities in northwest Pennsylvania.