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Go inward. Try to absorb everything--the beautiful, sad, painful and joyous moments—these experiences will be there to draw on later when you need to create a heartfelt scene. Other than Trinidad, what influences your writing? During the summers, my sister, Christine, and I walked to the Starlite Drive-In twice a week with our brother Gerard to watch the double features. We saw four movies a week. My brother is now a filmmaker and actor, so movies are big in our family.
The Breakfast Club is my ultimate favorite. Most writers of young adult books are stuck in a teenage time zone—I read YA books, see most teen movies, and have more teen friends than adult ones. And Music! We grew up with calypso, reggae, funk and soul, samba, Frank Sinatra, Santana, all playing in our house.
Now I listen to music as I write. I have a playlist for every project to get me in the mood of the characters. I had no time to be alone anymore. No time to think, and certainly no time to write. Eventually, I took a hiatus from law and traveled back and forth between New York and the Dominican Republic researching and writing The Color of My Words for two years. That country dazzled me. I loved the music, the people, and the culture--it all reminded me of Trinidad.
Although I did not speak Spanish, I felt the same way I used to back home because that same joy permeated the air. A few years later, I read about freed slaves emigrating from the United Sates to the coastal town of Samana in and developing a boatbuilding and agricultural society. Coteau, Delano de.
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Kim will absorb the sites and sounds of the birthplace of the majority of the characters in her novel Kwangju. Kim also plans to interview those who were part of the organized movement-student leaders, members of the famous taxi brigade, and some of the hundreds of ordinary people who joined in protest against the siege of a military dictator, Chun Doo Hwan.
It is widely acknowledged that the movement strengthened opposition to the repressive regime in Korea and ushered in a new era of democracy. Thanhha Lai. As a ten-year old girl in , she fled Saigon with her family to Montgomery, Alabama. The travel will help Lai juxtapose her life with the girls who stayed in Vietnam and will inform her collection of prose poems. Greg Lichtenberg. Ishle Yi Park. This will inform the writing of a novel about a young Korean woman emigrating to America in the s, titled Kunemo, a fictionalized account of Park's aunt, a former bar girl and army bride.
Park will spend three weeks in Daegu to take extensive sensory notes on the place her aunt was born. She will then travel to Seoul to learn more about women who reside in the camptowns that surround US.
Park will also investigate nonprofit organizations that provide services for camptown women. Suzan Sherman. Prior to the establishment of foster care and adoption, the Orphan Train was a social program for unwanted and orphaned children, founded by the Children's Aid Society in New York City. From to , hundreds of thousands of urban children were sent on trains to rural areas in the United States to be raised by farm families.
Yuko Taninguchi. Many Hibakusha have died or are dying. Saving their memories is a real concern. This trip will make it possible for Taniguchi to discover her own voice to tell the stories that need to be told. Ka Vang. Paul, Minnesota, will travel to Australia to study the lives, language and folklores of Hmong communities so that she can write creatively and accurately about the Hmong Diaspora.