Michael C. Baradi, Librarian, Mid-Valley Regional Branch Library

Author Lan Samantha Chang and her latest novel, The Family Chao

Interview With Iowa Writers’ Workshop Director: Lan Samantha Chang

September 12, 2023

I met Lan Samantha Chang in 2019 when I took a short vacation to Iowa City, IA, home to the University of Iowa, known for its football team, the Hawkeyes, its speech-language pathology program, and its highly celebrated graduate program in creative writing, the Iowa Writers' Workshop.

Suzanne Lummis at the Skirball Center, 5/6/2017 photo by Penelope Torribio

Noir Goldilocks: An Interview with L.A. Poet Suzanne Lummis

April 30, 2021

I used to be a Messenger Clerk at the Cahuenga Branch Library many years ago, still undecided about being a librarian.