Sharon Wood Wortman on "The Big & Awesome Bridges of Portland & Vancouver"

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KBOO
Air date: 
Thu, 05/07/2015 - 11:00am to 11:30am
Sharon Wood Wortman on "The Big & Awesome Bridges of Portland & Vancouver"

Host Kathleen Stephenson speaks with the founder of the Between the Covers program, Sharon Wood Wortman, about The Big & Awesome Bridges of Portland & Vancouver—A Book for Young Readers and Their Teachers.

Sharon is a poet-performer, playwright, and author of three editions of The Portland Bridge Book, the last two editions with Ed Wortman.  In 1991 she originated bridge walks for Portland Parks & Outdoor Recreation.  Later she performed BridgeStories—A Storytelling Slide Show across Oregon.

In 2009 Sharon wrote and performed her own one-woman show, The Bridge Lady. And her poem “Engineered” kicked off More Foreplay at the Someday, a 2010 Fertile Ground Festival performance sponsored by the Portland Area Theatre Alliance.
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