Author Molly Gloss and the Heroines of the American West
Host and producer Dmae Roberts presents an encore broadcast of her Oregon Treasures profile of Portland novelist Molly Gloss. Gloss’ books have shed light on untold stories of women in the American West.
Molly Gloss was a finalist the PEN/Faulkner award for American fiction for The Jump-Off Creek about a woman who homesteads in Oregon in 1895 and won the James Tiptree Jr. Award for her novel Wild Life about an early 20th century feminist in Washington. Her newest work is The Hearts of Horses—the story of a young woman who breaks horses in Eastern Oregon.
This feature piece is part of the Oregon Treasures series, which profiles veteran artists and arts organizations that have enriched the state of Oregon through their art. Oregon Treasures is made possible by an individual artist grant from the Regional Arts and Culture Council.
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