Featured on the August 5th, 2016 edition of ARIZONA SPOTLIGHT with host Mark McLemore:
- As Arizona students head back to school, many of their teachers should be seeing salary increases due to the voter approval of Prop 123 last May. Christopher Conover reports on how the process is going...
In 2015, author Adrienne Celt's debut novel The Daughters received critical acclaim, and was named one of the best books of the year by NPR. This summer, Celt is writer-in-residence at the Pima County Public Library. Mark spends a busy afternoon with Celt at the Himmel Park branch, while she consults with local authors about their work, and offers free advice on getting published... Click here for Adrienne Celt's library schedule, or to register for one of Pima County Public Library's Fall Writing Workshop series.
Bryn Bailer profiles Jon Proudstar, a Tucson-based actor, writer & artist who is giving Native American heroes a chance to fly in a comic book called Tribal Force that defies industry stereotypes... (Tribal Force artwork by Austin Brooks)
- And, Mark talks with Michael Meyer, a former University of Arizona student who is now in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil to represent his home nation of South Africa in the summer Olympic Games...
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