Tagged with Susan Gaylord

“This I Think is Quite Hard”

“This I Think is Quite Hard”

Book designer, Susan Gaylord, and I go to the home of Dal Rai, the illustrator of the Bhutanese Nepali-English folktale we are producing. It is October 7, the day of a Hindu festival. Dal’s neighbor tells us that the festival is about cooking and eating, and all your family comes together. In our few hours of work on the folktale, … Continue reading

The Next Life of a Wedding Sari

The Next Life of a Wedding Sari

Storyteller Hari Tiwari and Ambika talk about the design in Ambika’s sari Hoo – ray to artist Susan Gaylord who’s joined Dal Rai, Hari and Ambika Sharma, me, and many others in the NH Humanities Council Bhutanese-Nepali Book Project. Susan is now the book designer. She created a  book dummy with the text of The Story of … Continue reading

Book Arts Tuesday/Bhutanese-Nepali Folktale Project

Book Arts Tuesday/Bhutanese-Nepali Folktale Project

I am thrilled to be working on the Bhutanese-Nepali Folktale Project, which is part of the The New Hampshire Humanities Council statewide literacy initiative called Connections. The project’s goals are: to create a bilingual picture book that supports English language acquisition of new Americans from Bhutan, to preserve a traditional tale in the mother tongue, and to … Continue reading