PERSONALLY CONDUCTED INTERVIEWS

Personally Conducted Interview of S. Pearl Sharp. Indelible Ink, Pasadena, California. February 19, 2013.
Moderated a live interview of the poet, screenwriter. author, poet and documentary filmmaker. Her literary offerings include On the Sharp, Side Higher Ground, and four poetry collections, including Typing in the Dark.

Personally Conducted Interview of James Ragan, Indelible Ink, Pasadena, California. March 19, 2013.
Moderated a live interview of the poet and past Director of the University of Southern California’s Writing Program. The author of seven poetry collections, Ragan has read for six heads of state, and is the recipient of three Fulbright Professorships, two Honorary Doctorates, the Emerson Poetry Prize, eight Pushcart Prize nominations, and the Valerie Swan Foundation Humanitarian Award.

Personally Conducted Interview Wanda Coleman, Indelible Ink, Pasadena, California. April 24, 2012.
Moderated a live interview of the now deceased author of eight poetry collections, a screenplay, journalism and short fiction. Coleman was the recipient of fellowships from the National Endowment for the Arts and the Guggenheim Foundation for her poetry.

Personally Conducted Interview Elena Karina Byrne, Indelible Ink, Pasadena, California. February 28, 2012.
Moderated a live interview of thePoet, Visual Artist, and Poetry Consultant for The Los Angeles Times Festival of Books, former 12 year Regional Director of the Poetry Society of America, and author of the poetry collections The Flammable Bird and Masque.

Personally Conducted Interview of Jericho Brown, Indelible Ink, Pasadena, California. January 31, 2012.
Moderated a live interview of the poet and American Book award-winner, PLEASE. Recipient of the Whiting Writers Award and fellowships from the National Endowment for the Arts, the Radcliffe Institute at Harvard University, and the Bread Loaf Writers’ Conference.

Personally Conducted Interview of Ron Koertge, Indelible Ink, Pasadena, California. September 27, 2011.
Moderated a live interview of the author of twelve books, including Strays, chosen as a Best Book for Young Adults by the American Library Association.

Personally Conducted Interview of Eloise Klein Healy, Indelible Ink, Pasadena, California. July 26, 2011.
Moderated a live interview of California PoetLaureate and Founding Chair of the MFA in Creative Writing Program at Antioch University Los Angeles and author of six poetry collectS, including The Islands Project: Six Poems for Sappho.

Personally Conducted Interview of Katharine Coles, Indelible Ink, Pasadena, California. April 26, 2011.
Moderated a live interview of the  Utah Poet Laureate and author of the novels Fire Season and The Measurable World as well as several poetry collections, including Fault, the Utah Book Award winner.

Personally Conducted Interview of Tucker Smallwood, Indelible Ink, Pasadena, California. October 26, 2010.
Moderated a live interview of the actor and author, focusing on his essay anthology, Return to Eden, recounting experiences as an Vietnam Army Advisor. Tucker’s career includes performances at the Met, Taper, Rogue, 30 feature films, including Contact and The Cotton Club, and episodic television.

Personally Conducted Interview of Swil Kanim (aka Richard Marshall), Indelible Ink, Pasadena, California. September 28, 2010.
Moderated a live interview of the violinist and storyteller who has performaned with Classical Guitarist Andre Feriante and Cellist Paulo Cesar. Kanim has also appeared in CBS’s Northern Exposure and starred in Sherman Alexie’s The Business of Fancy Dancing. Four sold out shows at Smithsonian’s Museum of the American Indian.