Archive for the ‘Writing Around the Bay’ Category

An Interview With Author Cathy Luchetti: Part 2

For Part 1 of our interview, click HERE. Cathy Luchetti is the author of eight books about the settling of the American West in the 18th and 19th centuries, from religion to cooking and cuisine to courtship rituals and child-rearing. She was invited by Laura Bush to […]

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An Interview With Author Cathy Luchetti: Part 1

    Cathy Luchetti is the author of eight books about the settling of the American West in the 18th and 19th centuries, from religion to cooking and cuisine to courtship rituals and child-rearing. She was invited by Laura Bush to come to the White House to […]

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A Conversation With Edward Frenkel, Mathematician & Filmmaker

By Zara Raab Photo credit: Nahoko Spiess Professor of Mathematics at University of California, Berkeley, and author of more than 80 articles in scientific journals, Edward Frenkel has published two monographs on his mathematical research, most recently Langlands Correspondence for Loop Groups, with Cambridge University Press. Professor Frenkel […]

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A Conversation With Edward Frenkel, Mathematician & Filmmaker

By Zara Raab Photo credit: Nahoko Spiess Professor of Mathematics at University of California, Berkeley, and author of more than 80 articles in scientific journals, Edward Frenkel has published two monographs on his mathematical research, most recently Langlands Correspondence for Loop Groups, with Cambridge University Press. Professor Frenkel […]

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An Interview with Philip Fradkin (Part Two)

By Zara Raab << Read Part One This continues our interview with writer Philip Fradkin, whose extensive body of work is essential to understanding California and the American West. In Part I, archived below, Mr. Fradkin spoke about his upbringing in New Jersey, his father’s roots in […]

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An Interview with Philip Fradkin (Part One)

By Zara Raab Philip Fradkin’s extensive body of work is essential to understanding California and the American West. Over the past half century, he has written numerous newspaper and magazine articles and thirteen books about the region, its natural and human histories, varied landscapes, and some of […]

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Interview – Stephen Kessler (Part Two)

This is the second part of a two-part Interview with the writer, translator and editor Stephen Kessler by Zara Raab. Read PART ONE. Stephen Kessler is the author of eight books of poetry, fourteen books of translation, as well as a novel, The Mental Traveler (2009) and […]

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Interview – Stephen Kessler (Part One)

By Zara Raab Stephen Kessler is the author of eight books of poetry, fourteen books of translation, as well as a novel, The Mental Traveler (2009) and two books of essays, Moving Targets and The Tolstoy of the Zulus (El León Literary Arts, 2008, 2011, respectively). He […]

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Interview with Jeanne Wagner

Jeanne Wagner has published three chapbooks and two full-length books, The Zen Piano Mover and In the Body of Our Lives, just out from Sixteen Rivers Press. She is the recipient of numerous prizes and awards, including the 2004 Stevens Manuscript Prize (for The Zen Piano Mover), […]

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An Interview with author Chana Bloch

By Zara Raab Chana Bloch has published four books of poetry — The Secrets of the Tribe, The Past Keeps Changing, Mrs. Dumpty, and Blood Honey. She is the co-translator of The Song of Songs (with Ariel Bloch) and The Selected Poetry of Yehuda Amichai (with Stephen […]

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