It’s been a while since I’ve written a post, mainly because I’ve been meeting deadlines! Here are some events to keep in mind, if you like YA books, are interested in conversations of historical connections, or like podcasts that reveal the inside experiences of a person (me). Today (First, my YA fiction story, “Shawl Dance”, […]
I have been invited as a featured author for a Q & A presentation for the House Museum Book Club, part of History Colorado. Recently, Bitterroot: A Salish Memoir of Transracial Adoption was chosen. I am so honored to have been invited to be part of this discussion. In 2021, History Colorado awarded Bitterroot the […]
Join me as we get into the details of what it means to write about the adoption experience, and what the experience is reading that experience. Discussion of Bitterroot: A Salish Memoir of Transracial Adoptees. Members only.
You know how after you write a book you scan the web for reviews, interviews, sales, and anything with your name attached to it? And it pretty much comes up the same? Until it doesn’t. There is a ton of happenings around Bitterroot and its reception over the past few months. Upcoming events? September 23-27, […]
Just before I left for London last week, I was notified that Bitterroot: A Salish Memoir of Transracial Adoption had been chosen as one of four finalists in the Creative Nonfiction category of the Colorado Book Awards. I am thrilled and I am so very honored to be among this list of great writers with […]
Unless you are Stephen King, publishing is like graduating from college – people aren’t knocking down your door asking you to work for them, or in this case, talking about your book. At least not until you get your name out there. And that can take a bit of time, a lot of patience, and […]
Last September I spoke with author, editor and blogger, Deborah Kalb. It was the first interview I had done regarding the writing of Bitterroot: A Salish Memoir of Transracial Adoption, and it was eye-opening for me. I’d finished writing the book, but I had not spent a lot of time reflecting on it; after three years […]