Episode 140 – Interview with Denise Tanaka

A pencil, a ball point pen, and a quill each holding a drink and floating in the number 100 with the title Writers Drinking Coffee below

Denise Tanaka has just finished a fascinating view of the turn-of-the-century marriage and life of writer Louise Cann and artist Yasushi Tanaka – at a time when it was frowned on for an American woman to marry a foreigner. She tells us all about research and writing this story, which is a fascinating insight into both the history of women’s rights and the treatment of mixed marriages at the time. Enjoy!

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