Literary Arts

Jamie Ford’s ‘Hotel’

Nov 17, 2009 Comments Off on Jamie Ford’s ‘Hotel’ by

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Dmae Roberts talked with Jamie Ford, author of “Hotel on the Corner of Bitter and Sweet” at the 2009 Wordstock Festival. This NY Times bestselling novel traces Seattle’s Internment history during World Wart II through the friendship of a Chinese-American boy and a Japanese-American girl. Also featured is music by Portland’s David Ornette Cherry. Jamie Ford is the New York Times bestselling author […]

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Myrlin A. Hermes

Jul 19, 2010 1 Comment by

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Dmae Roberts features Portland Novelist Myrlin A. Hermes and her book The Lunatic, the Lover and the Poet. Hermes turns Shakespeare “topsy-turvy” bringing a fresh look and “prequel” to Hamlet.

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Henry Winkler and Dyslexia

May 11, 2010 1 Comment by

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Henry Winkler Host Dmae Roberts features an exclusive interview with Henry Winkler about his new young adult book “Hank Zipzer: A Brand New Life. Actor Henry Winkler, best known for his playing “The Fonz” on the long-running show “Happy Days” recently came to Portland to debut his new book focusing on the learning challenges of […]

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Jessica Morrell

Feb 23, 2010 Comments Off on Jessica Morrell

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Jessica Morrell Dmae Roberts talks with Jessica Morrell about The Writing Life. This prolific writer and teacher shares her thoughts on writing through adversity and offers insights into the craft of writing. Morrell gives advice on how to construct a great story into a publishable work as well as how to handle rejection and struggle through […]

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Naseem Rakha

Jul 07, 2009 Comments Off on Naseem Rakha

Dmae Roberts talked with Oregon Author Naseem Rakha about her debut novel “The Crying Tree” — the story of a family whose son is murdered. The novel brings to light issues of justice and forgiveness as a mother begins a correspondence with the convicted murderer of her son. Naseem describes her experiences covering an execution and […]

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Author Canyon Sam on Women in Tibet

Dec 22, 2009 Comments Off on Author Canyon Sam on Women in Tibet

Dmae Roberts talks with Canyon Sam, the author “Sky Train: Women on the Edge of History” a chronicle of women’s lives in Tibet based on a 19-year oral history project.  Many women were left to fend for themselves when China invaded Tibet, ending up in work camps with a high mortality rate. In 2007, Can […]

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