Duluth Authors

Grassroots Feminism

Mar 2, 2017
Beth Bartlett

UMD Women Studies Professor Beth Bartlett sat down with former Women's Music Show host Sally Larson to talk about her book "Making Waves: Grassroots Feminism in Duluth and Superior."

"The Women's Music Show: women's voices and women's song" is a long running community-hosted program on KUMD every Sunday 1-5pm.

Chris Monroe is a Duluth based illustrator, artist, and famous children’s book author. she is best known for her comic strip “Violet Days,” and her list of popular books include the “Monkey with a Toolbelt” series, “Sneaky Sheep” and her recent release Bug on a Bike. Monroe says, “I want to encourage people to tell stories and draw pictures, even if you think you can’t draw. It’s good for your brain.”

Women's Words on January 29, 2015 featured Jocelyn Pihlaja of Duluth reading her short story, "Swimming In It."

2/01 Women's Words: Jocelyn Pihlaja

Funding for Women's Words is provided by The Minnesota Arts and Cultural Heritage Fund. ? Copyright 2015, KUMD

When Jocelyn headed off to college, she avowed, "I'm going to be a lawyer." Then she took her first political science class and was forced to concede, "Except I hate this stuff."

Women's Words on January 25, 2015 featured Marie Zhuikov of Duluth reading an excerpt from her book, Plover Landing.

1/25 Women's Words: Marie Zhuikov

Funding for Women's Words is provided by The Minnesota Arts and Cultural Heritage Fund. ? Copyright 2015, KUMD ?

Women's Words on January 18, 2015 featured Terri Falsani reading two poems, "Resurrection," and "Soon Enough."

1/18 Women's Words: Terri Falsani

Funding for Women's Words is provided by The Minnesota Arts and Cultural Heritage Fund. ? Copyright 2015, KUMD

Image by John Steffl

Women's Words on January 11, 2015 featured Marie Zhuikov of Duluth reading an excerpt from her book, Eye of the Wolf.

1/11 Women's Words: Marie Zhuikov

Women's Words on January 4, 2015 featured Duluthian Jocelyn Pihlaja reading her short story, "There Is Gentle."

1/04 Women's Words: Jocelyn Pihlaja

When Jocelyn headed off to college, she avowed, "I'm going to be a lawyer." Then she took her first political science class and was forced to concede, "Except I hate this stuff."

Women's Words on December 28, 2014 featured Lise Lunge-Larsen of Duluth reading and excerpt from her children's book, The Hidden Folk: Stories of Fairies, Dwarves, Selkies, and Other Secret Beings.

12/28 Women's Words: Lise Lunge-Larsen

Women's Words on December 14, 2014 featured Terri Falsani reading her poem "Barred Owl."

12/14 Women's Words: Terri Falsani

Terry Falsani, born and raised in Portland, Maine, has lived in Duluth, Minnesota since l973. A mother of two, she enjoyed second and third careers as creative director at Fochs and Associates Advertising and teaching English literature.

Women's Words on November 09, 2014 featured Terri Falsani reading her poems "Delivery" and "Up on the Roof."

11/9 Women's Words: Terri Falsani

Terry Falsani, born and raised in Portland, Maine, has lived in Duluth, Minnesota since l973. A mother of two, she enjoyed second and third careers as creative director at Fochs and Associates Advertising and teaching English literature.

Women's Words on November 2, 2014 featured Margi Preus of Duluth reading an excerpt from her book West of the Moon.

Margi Preus is the author or the Newberry Honor winner Heart of a Samurai and Shadow on the Mountain. Preus has traveled the globe to research her novels and, along the way, has made friends in Japan, Norway, and many other places. She lives in Duluth, Minnesota. Visit her online at margipreus.com

Women's Words on October 26, 2014 featured Margi Preus of Duluth reading an excerpt from her book West of the Moon.

Margi Preus is the author or the Newbery Honor winner Heart of a Samurai and Shadow on the Mountain. Preus has traveled the globe to research her novels and, along the way, has made friends in Japan, Norway, and many other places. She lives in Duluth, Minnesota. Visit her online at margipreus.com

Women's Words on October 12 featured Moriah Erickson of Duluth reading her poems "Mallard" and "Photo 1971."

10/12 Women's Words: Moriah Erickson

Women's Words on September 28, 2014 featured Moriah Erickson of Duluth reading her poems "Perfusion" and "The L at 4:24 AM."

9/28 Women's Words: Moriah Erickson

Women's Words on September 7, 2014, featured Terry Falsani of Duluth, reading her poem, "Olympia." Here is an audio link to her reading.

Terry Falsani, born and raised in Portland, Maine, has lived in Duluth, Minnesota since l973. A mother of two, she enjoyed second and third careers as creative director at Fochs and Associates Advertising and teaching English literature.

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