Who We Are
We’re Jenny & Becky, sisters and best friends known for loving great books (and teaching our children and students to love them too!). That’s why we founded LitWits Workshops!
Jenny Clendenen Walicek has a BA in English literature and is working on her MFA in creative nonfiction writing. She’s been an elementary teacher and a language arts tutor, and has a son and a daughter in college, both majoring in literature. Jenny’s a published scholar, essayist, and poet, and she’s written a children’s novel she hopes to see published soon. She’s currently working on a biography of Maria Zacarias Bernal Berreyesa, a Spanish matriarch of early California.
Becky Clendenen Kimball is a literature-based homeschool teacher, a journalism major who spent four years as a staff writer for The Register Pajaronian, and a graphic artist. She’s the mother of ten-year-old twin daughters who love (and thrive on) the LitWits™ way of learning! Becky’s the author of a custom study skills curriculum and is working on a biography of Elna Lieb Wright, wife of the famous Lick Observatory astronomer.
Phi Kappa Phi Honor Society
Golden Key International Honour Society
The International Reading Association
The Santa Cruz County Reading Association