January 7, 2011

A friend of mine wrote about her recent trip to Cuba. My mother, Grace, was in Havana in 1939 after the New York World’s Fair and my grandmother in about 1909. It would be interesting to hear their stories. I remember my mother describing Havana as one big nightclub. (She…

EVENTS SCHEDULE for Roberta Rich, The Midwife of Venice

Wednesday February 16th 7:30pm - EVENT: Authors @ Harbourfront, For tickets and more information please visit: http://www.readings.org/?q=weekly/authors_weekly_event Thursday February 17th 6:00pm - EVENT: Bonnie Stern Bookclub Dinner and book talk For tickets and more information please visit: http://foodnews.bonniestern.com/ Victoria B.C.:  June 3 -5, 2011 Bloody Words conference- Panel discussion *…

Sunday, December 20, 2010

We arrived Friday night after a long (3000 mile) trip from Vancouver to Colima, Mexico, our little state, the meat in the torta between Jalisco and Michoacán. Gracias a dios for gas station food along the way or we would have starved- peanuts, tortilla chips, and japones, a sublime peanut…

Turkey and Germany

Now for some good news, I am happy to announce that my wonderful agent, Beverley Slopen, has sold The Midwife of Venice to both a Turkish publisher, Inkilap Kitabevi and to a German publishing house, Bloomsbury Berlin. I have to thank Paul & Peter Fritz, my sub-agents in Zürich for…