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Expressing Your Creativity With Author Amy Tan

Steve Scher
01/12/2012 at 9:00 a.m.

How can you make space for creativity in your life? How can you discover your unique creative rhythm? Is everyone creative? Best–selling author Amy Tan is in town to give a lecture titled "Creative Minds Do Not Think Alike." Tan's parents wanted her to become a doctor or a concert pianist. She found her creativity in writing. What is your favorite form of creative expression? Share your ideas with us by calling 1.800.289.KUOW (5869). We discuss creative expression with Amy Tan.

Also, we examine evidence of growing class tension in the United States.

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Amy Tan is speaking tonight at Kane Hall, Room 130 at 6:30 p.m. Tickets are sold out, but there will be a stand–by line available at 6:15 p.m.


Diana Pearce is a senior lecturer and director of the Center for Women's Welfare at the University of Washington School of Social Work.

Amy Tan is the author of several bestselling novels, including "The Joy Luck Club," "The Kitchen God's Wife," "The Hundred Secret Senses," "The Bonesetter's Daughter" and "Saving Fish From Drowning." She is also the author of a collection of non–fiction essays titled "The Opposite Of Fate: A Book Of Musings" and two children's books, "The Moon Lady" and "Sagwa, The Chinese Siamese Cat." She's currently working on a new book titled "The Valley Of Amazement."

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