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Meet the writer room4 booklaunch event


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Meet the writer room4 booklaunch event

  1. 1. MEET THE AUTHOR<br /><ul><li> Bio
  2. 2. Upcoming Projects
  3. 3. Video Interview</li></li></ul><li>BIO<br />Rhea Harmsen is a scientist, novelist and author of Language of the Spirit, a volume of selected poems.<br />(Click right side of screen to advance, left side to return)<br />
  4. 4. Born<br />Harmsen was born in a family with a black father and a white mother at a time when interracial marriage was still illegal in some states of the U.S.<br />See her blog<br />The ultimate litmus test of our hidden racism interracial marriage<br />(Click back arrow to return from blog)<br />L-R(front): Tracie, Carolyn and Baby Rhea, L-R(back) Edward J. Howard, Tina, Jane R. Howard.<br />
  5. 5. FAMILY VALUES<br />Her parents gave her a vision of world citizenship that informs her writing and her lifestyle and has caused her to reject traditional views of race and gender.<br />See her blog<br />Who are my people - the biracial child’s credo<br />(Click back arrow to return from blog)<br />
  6. 6. WRITING<br />Rhea Harmsen has published on issues of gender equality and race relations, with the hope of inspiring social change. <br />See her blog<br />Tribute-to-eman-al-zobeidi-chastity-is-a-condition-of-the-soul <br />(Click back arrow to return from blog)<br />
  7. 7. EDUCATION<br />Harmsen holds a doctorate in Plant Breeding and Plant Genetics from the University of Wisconsin-Madison.<br />
  8. 8. SCIENCE<br />Her article “Science in the Hands of Women: Present Barriers, Future Promise” appeared in World Order in 1998 and provides the foundation for the story line for the novel The Harvest of Reason.<br />
  9. 9. RESIDENCE<br />Rhea is married to Dr. Eric Harmsen, has a son Julian and daughter Lua. She currently resides in Puerto Rico.<br />
  10. 10. Rhea has written three other novels soon to be released<br />See descriptions of Rhea’s upcoming projects<br />
  11. 11. If you would like to be notified of the release of Rhea’s future novels please register below<br />
  12. 12. Click image below to listen to a short video interview with Rhea<br />
  13. 13. Use menu above to navigate to the room of your choice<br />The Main Gallery<br />Bookshop and Bonus Gifts<br />The Harvest of Reason Room<br />