I am now a librettist! Artemisia, an opera by Laura Schwendinger, premiered in New York and San Francisco in spring, 2019. Our Cabaret of Shadows premiered in March 2022! For details and videos, visit my Opera page.
See what some of my previous students at the Bread Loaf Environmental Writers Conference. are publishing here.
A previously unpublished Vonnegut love letter, and the story of a great love in The New Yorker's
What the heck was Kurt Vonnegut doing in Oklahoma in 1939? Find out in
In hardcover, paperback and audiobook: The Brothers Vonnegut
Worlds collide in this true story of two brothers working side by
side in the early Cold War, one trying to take control of the weather with
science, the other trying to take control of science with words. Read more
about the book here.
“This is superb, provocative, and crystal-clear narrative
nonfiction, supplying a unique angle on the major issues that
Bernard faced privately and Kurt confronted in his
writing.” Booklist (starred review)
“The Brothers Vonnegut is a gem. Strand has unearthed
a little-known, complex story about science and politics that
touches on big questions about ethics and progress, and she
delivers it with an infectious and unabashed
exuberance.” San Francisco Chronicle
AUDIO: Gentileschi's Revenge: a BBC3 Sunday Feature about artist
Artemisia Gentileschi, including conversations with composer Laura Schwendinger and Ginger.
PODCAST: Science Friday's podcast Undiscovered based an episode on The Brothers Vonnegut: Kurt Vonnegut and the Rainmakers
AUDIO: Yes, they are changing your weather: a conversation with Leonard Lopate and meteorologist Jeff Tilley about cloud seeding and weather control
Leonard Lopate Show
VIDEO: Ginger's Google author talk about Niagara (with slides!)