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The Creator State

Welcome to the Creator State where we share stories of social innovation and entrepreneurship from movers, shakers, change-makers, and creators. Each episode will celebrate success (and failure!), ingenuity, and the endless pursuit of knowledge.From education to implementation, join us as we explore everything in between: The Creator State.

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Susan Straight: In the Country of Women - Season 2 Episode 1

Susan Straight was born in Riverside and still proudly calls it home. Learning this about her comes as a surprise to many. But for Susan, the best, most powerful stories often begin at home.In her new memoir, “In the Country of Women,” Susan explores home, the intricacies of family, and the stories of her family’s female ancestors.Susan is a distinguished professor of creative writing at UC Riverside, where she has taught since 1988. She has published eight novels including “Highwire Moon,” “Between Heaven and Here,” and “A Million Nightingales.” She has been a finalist for the National Book Award, the Los Angeles Times Book Prize, and the National Magazine Award.Join host Rickerby Hinds for an insightful conversation with acclaimed author Susan Straight as we discuss what she calls “those who leave and those who stay,” writing, life, her love for Riverside, and the inspiring power and resiliency of women.


1 Aug 2019

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