Listen to this live conversation with the author of “Glad to Be Human.”
Authors on the Air host Pam Stack is honored to welcome Irene O’Garden and John Pielmeier to the studio. John and Irene are one of the arts super couples, with their work encompassing stage and screen (Agnes of God, Voices in the Dark, Choices of the Heart, Sins of the Father, The Memorykeeper’s Daughter ) to books including Hook’s Tale, Riding the Rapids, Glad to be Human to poetry from both John and Irene,
For her work in children’s literature, Irene O’Garden received the Alice Curtis Desmond Award. She also won the Gold Oppenheim Toy Portfolio Best Book Award for The Scrubbly Bubbly Car Wash (Harper). Her first children’s book, Maybe My Baby, (Harper) has sold over 90,000 copies. Her latest children’s book, Forest, What Would You Like? was published by Holiday House. Irene is a guest host for National Poetry Month on Authors on the Air.
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Adventures in Optimism (Positive Thinking Book, for Fans of Learned Optimism, Anne Lamott, or Elizabeth Gilbert)
Take a walk on the bright side. In Glad To Be Human: Adventures in Optimism, award-winning writer Irene O’Garden reminds us of the radiance of human existence. From kitchens to gardens to busy city streets, all around, in your everyday life, you can find plenty of reasons to feel gratitude and hope, peace and joy.