Martha Franks on “Here and There”

Martha Franks on “Here and There”

Martha Franks was interviewed on David Marash’ news and opinion radio show, Here and There.  She and Mr. Marash had a fascinating conversation about China, the classics, education and where the world is going. Listen to the podcast!
Travels in Africa (Excerpt)

Travels in Africa (Excerpt)

An Excerpt from Travels in Africa More About the Book PROLOGUE I AM SITTING HERE piecing together my diaries and find it hard to believe it’s been over thirty years since 1987 when I boarded a London-bound plane and set off to drive a Land Rover across Africa. My...
Martha Franks at AWP

Martha Franks at AWP

Association of Writers and Writing Programs In March, Martha Franks appeared at the AWP conference—the Association of Writers and Writing Programs annual conference that hosts about 12,000 writers and publishers, this year in San Antonio, TX—where she spoke on a panel...
US-China Review of Books Without Borders

US-China Review of Books Without Borders

In the summer 2019 issue of US-China Review, Jane Lael wrote this review: In the Chinese school system, students are silent. They read, they listen to the teacher, they memorize information, and they take tests. It was a total surprise to them when their new American...