Sheila talks with Barbara Sjoholm about her work as a novelist, translator, and creative nonfiction writer.Continue reading →
About Barbara Sjoholm
Barbara Sjoholm is a novelist, memoirist, translator, and mystery writer. In 1976 she co-founded Seal Press and later, Women in Translation, dedicated to publishing women's fiction from around the world. She works as a mentor to freelance editors and writers.
In the latter half of Chapter III of Barbara Sjoholm’s The Pirate Queen: In Search of Grace O’Malley and Other Legendary Women of the Sea, the author finds a woman who tells her the truth about women’s fishing history in Norway. “The Lonely Voyage of Betty Mouat” (c0ntinued) Excerpted by permission of the author from … Continue reading →
The Lonely Voyage of Betty Mouat We are pleased to present Chapter VIII of Barbara Sjoholm’s new book in two parts. In this chapter, the author tracks down information on a woman who at age 59 was the sole survivor of a boating accident off the Shetland Islands in the winter of 1886. Looking for … Continue reading →
This past spring, The Seattle Times ran a review of Barbara Sjoholm”s new book The Pirate Queen: In Search of Grace O”Malley and Other Legendary Women of the Sea. The review opens: If Janet Forsyth lived in the here and now, instead of 17th-century Scotland, she would be on the front page across the country. … Continue reading →