Local Author Dmae Roberts

Local Author Dmae Roberts

Another Read Through
3932 N Mississippi Avenue
Portland, Oregon 97227
2016-09-01, 19:00-20:00 PDT (Local Time)

Dmae Roberts will read from her book and give a preview of a larger conversation that will be coming soon with the Oregon Humanities Conversation Project.¬†The Letting Go Trilogies: Stories of a Mixed-Race Family¬†traces four decades of what it means to be a mixed-race adult who sometimes called herself ‚ÄúSecret Asian Woman.‚ÄĚ With her personal essays written over a ten-year period, Dmae Roberts journeys through biracial identity, Taiwan, sci-fi, and the trials of her interracial Taiwanese and Oklahoman family amid love, loss and letting go of past regrets and grief.¬†Roberts¬†has been chosen by Oregon Humanities to be a Conversation Project leader with the topic:¬†What Are You? Mixed-Race and Interracial Families in Oregon‚Äôs Past and Future.¬†This reading and conversation will draw on her personal experiences and historical research on the mixed-race experience¬†in Oregon.

Dmae will give a preview of her Oregon Humanities Conversation Project topic and feature a reading from her book¬†The Letting Go Trilogies: Stories of a Mixed-Race Family¬†with¬†an interractive talk:¬†‚ÄúWhat Are You?‚ÄĚ A Mixed-Race Reading & Conversation.‚ÄĚ

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