From this interview.
Posted on April 23rd, 2015 by pajamapress
On April 24, 2015, Armenians around the world will mark the 100th anniversary of the Armenian Genocide, a systematic campaign by Turkish leaders in the Ottoman Empire to remove the empire’s Christian Armenian population. As evidenced by recent headlines, the subject is controversial today because the Turkish government denies that these deportations and killings can be labelled “genocide.” Continue reading “Writing YA books about the Armenian Genocide”
It was fun being the YA columnist at the Winnipeg Review for the last few years, and now I’ve handed my pen over to Anita Daher. She turned the tables on me, and launched her column by interviewing ME! HA!
Check it out, here.
Thank you, Melanie, for this great interview!
Students and fans gathered to hear Marsha Continue reading “MYRCA and Marsha”
Thank you, Derrick Grose and School Libraries in Canada for this fabulous interview:
Oliver Twist had a story!
Marsha Skrypuch was born in Brantford, Ontario, on December 12, 1954 Continue reading “An interview about Dance of the Banished, why I write, and my interned grandfather”
by Marsha Skrypuch
this was originally posted on Brenda Kearns’ blog here.
Most people will say that fiction is fake and non-fiction is true, but have you ever had a news article written about yourself or a topic you’re very familiar with? Was it 100% accurate? Not likely!
Yet news articles are supposed to be non-fiction. Ditto for textbooks. They’re filled with facts and figures that are based on suppositions of the time but that doesn’t make them true. Continue reading “Fiction, Non-fiction and Narrative Non-fiction”
The interview can be found on Christine Kohler’s website here.