About the author:
is a two-time Peabody Award-winning writer, radio producer, filmmaker and theatre artist living in Portland, Oregon. Her work is often autobiographical and cross-cultural and informed by her biracial identity and has aired on NPR. Her Peabody award-winning documentary Mei Mei, a Daughter's Song
is a harrowing account of her mother's childhood in Taiwan during WWII. She recently adapted this radio documentary into a film. She won a second Peabody Award for her eight-hour Crossing East documentary, the first Asian American history series on public radio. She received the Dr. Suzanne Ahn Civil Rights and Social Justice award from the Asian American Journalists Association and was selected as a United States Artists (USA) Fellow. Her stage plays and essays have been published in Oregon Humanities magazine, But Still, Like Air I’ll Rise
(Temple University Press), Reality Radio (UNC Press), Alexander Press and The Sun Magazine, Where Are You From?
by The Thymos Group and "Mothering in East Asian Communities," a book collection by Demeter Press. Roberts writes a personal column for the Asian Reporter and is the host/producer of Stage & Studio on KBOO FM. She is the executive producer of MediaRites in Portland, Oregon and co-founder of Theatre Diaspora, an Asian American theater project of MediaRites.
To find out more about the book visit: http://dmaeroberts.com/the-letting-go-trilogies/