Author Molly Gloss and the Heroines of the American West

Jun 01, 2010 Comments Off on Author Molly Gloss and the Heroines of the American West by

Host and Producer Dmae Roberts presents an Oregon Treasures feature piece for Stage and Studio on KBOO 90.7 FM. The new series will air throughout the year profiling veteran artists and arts organizations that have enriched the state of Oregon through their art. This show profiles Molly Gloss, Portland novelist. Gloss’ books have shed light on untold stories of women in the American West.

Molly Gloss was a finalist the PEN/Faulkner award for American fiction foThe Jump-Off Creek about a woman who homesteads in Oregon in 1895 and won the James Tiptree Jr. Award for her novel Wild Life about an early 20th century feminist in Washington. Her newest work is The Hearts of Horses—the story of a young woman who breaks horses in Eastern Oregon.

Oregon Treasures is made possible by an individual artist grant from the Regional Arts and Culture Council. Hear more Oregon Treasures features!

Click here for a complete script of the Molly Gloss show.

Books, Literary Arts, Oregon Treasures

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Dmae Roberts, host/producer of Stage & Studio

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