Marian Gagnon

Charlestown, Rhode Island, United States


Marian Gagnon is a former journalist and now teacher of writing at Johnson & Wales University in Providence, R.I. She also is a writer, director, producer of documentaries, having started her own indie-company: Goodnight Irene Productions. She is now working on her third and fourth film projects. Her first documentary: "HERstory: The Founding Mothers of Johnson & Wales University" was nominated for a New England Emmy in 2005 and continues to air on R.I.'s PBS station. Her current documentary project is about Ida Lewis, the most famous lighthouse keeper and heroine in the U.S. See trailer at: www.goodnightireneproducions.com. Marian is particularly interested in lost women's stories that fell through the cracks of history.