Category Archives: Ideas and Opinions

An Interview with Alissa Lukara, author of Secrets of the Trees

Alissa Lukara is the author of the novel Secrets of the Trees, set in Latvia.  Her memoir, Riding Grace: A Triumph of the Soul (Silver Light Publications), was called by the Midwest Book Review “a transcendental story about the immeasurable … Continue reading

Posted in Ideas and Opinions, Interviews | Comments Off on An Interview with Alissa Lukara, author of Secrets of the Trees

An Interview with Bethroot Gwynn, Honoring Women’s History Month

Bethroot Gwynn graduated from Duke University and Union Theological Seminary. She lives on women’s land in the forests of Southern Oregon, where she has been writing, growing food, making theater and ritual since 1976. She has taught, directed, and performed … Continue reading

Posted in Ideas and Opinions | Comments Off on An Interview with Bethroot Gwynn, Honoring Women’s History Month

A Linguist’s Guide to Internet Fluency–A guest post by Levi Coren

I don’t enjoy most social media, but I will admit to spending time on Tumblr, a social media platform with a penchant for encouraging tight-knit communities based around books, television shows, hobbies, and other special interests. My time on Tumblr … Continue reading

Posted in Ideas and Opinions, Language | Comments Off on A Linguist’s Guide to Internet Fluency–A guest post by Levi Coren

An Interview with Morgan Pielli

Connecticut-born Morgan Pielli has a BFA from BARD COLLEGE and an MFA from THE CENTER FOR CARTOON STUDIES. He works as a Graphic Designer with KENSINGTON PUBLISHING CORP and his comics have appeared in The New York Times Online. He … Continue reading

Posted in Ideas and Opinions | Comments Off on An Interview with Morgan Pielli

An Interview with Dennis Baron, author of What’s Your Pronoun?

Dennis Baron is an emeritus professor of English and linguistics at the University of Illinois and the author of eight books, including Grammar and Good Taste: Reforming the American Language (Yale University Press, 1982); Grammar and Gender (Yale University Press, … Continue reading

Posted in Ideas and Opinions | Tagged | Comments Off on An Interview with Dennis Baron, author of What’s Your Pronoun?

Literary Ashland Author Interviews 2011-2018

Check out our author and publisher interviews 2011 through 2018 2018 author interviews Clive Rosengren and Sharon Dean Interview Each Other An Interview with Wallace Stroby An Interview with Kit and Cat Seaton about The Black Bull of Norroway An … Continue reading

Posted in Ideas and Opinions | Comments Off on Literary Ashland Author Interviews 2011-2018

Index to Literary Ashland, KSKQ Radio 89.5 FM

Check out the KSKQ Radio interviews that Michael Niemann and Ed Battistella do on Literary Ashland Radio, KSKQ. On the fourth Friday of each month. Literary Ashland with Sonya Daw Literary Ashland with Phil Busse Literary Ashland with Molly Best … Continue reading

Posted in Ideas and Opinions, Interviews | Comments Off on Index to Literary Ashland, KSKQ Radio 89.5 FM

An Interview with Jeffrey Ostler

Jeffrey Ostler is Beekman Professor of Northwest and Pacific History at the University of Oregon, where he specializes in the history of the American West and American Indian history. He has a PhD from the University of Iowa and his … Continue reading

Posted in Ideas and Opinions, Interviews | Comments Off on An Interview with Jeffrey Ostler

Robert Arellano Interviews Stanley Crawford, author of The Garlic Testament

Stanley Crawford is an award-winning author whose modern classic Mayordomo: Chronicle of an Acequia in Northern New Mexico received the Western States Book Award and earned him comparisons to Edward Abbey, Wendell Berry, and Terry Tempest Williams. He is also … Continue reading

Posted in Ideas and Opinions, Interviews | Comments Off on

Robert Arellano Interviews Stanley Crawford, author of The Garlic Testament

What Kind of a Teacher Am I This Time? A guest post by Benjamin Lucas Garcia

Benjamin Lucas Garcia is the Education Coordinator & PBS Teacher Ambassador for Southern Oregon Public Television. In 2017, SOPTV became one of five stations in rural areas across the U.S. to become part of the PBS Teacher Community Program, which … Continue reading

Posted in Ideas and Opinions | Comments Off on What Kind of a Teacher Am I This Time? A guest post by Benjamin Lucas Garcia