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Linda Rader Overman is so proud of her former student Natalie Grill who was a winner of the Oliver W. Evans Writing Prize in Fall 2023--Well done!!

A Comparative Analysis of Spiegelman’s Maus II and Oster’s The Stable Boy of Auschwitz It has been nearly eighty years since that decis...

Wednesday, January 27, 2021

Linda Rader Overman appreciates her latest interview in CSUN Today Jan 27, 2021

 CSUN TODAY with Carmen Ramos Chandler

Time Will Tell How Future Writers See Trump’s Tenure as President

Three CSUN professors, two novelists and a screenwriter, ponder how future novelists and screenwriters will tell the story of Donald Trump’s time as president of the United States.


As the distance grows from the end of Donald Trump’s tenure as president of the United States, novelists and screenwriters will grapple with how to tell the story of that period of time in America.

It was a marked by civil unrest and growing racial strife; a pandemic that killed more than 400,000 Americans in less than a year; record unemployment; an attempt by insurgents to storm the Capitol building to stop the certification of the election of a new president; Russians hacking into key governmental agencies; and two impeachments. . . .https://csunshinetoday.csun.edu/arts-and-culture/time-will-tell-how-future-writers-see-trumps-tenure-as-president/


Thursday, January 21, 2021

Linda Rader Overman is thankful that CSUN honored her novel LETTERS BETWEEN US with a review ...

 Linda Rader Overman is thankful CSUN's newspaper THE  SUNDIAL  honored her novel LETTERS BETWEEN US with a  review even so many years after its initial publication.

CSUN Published Authors 

 “Letters Between Us”

English Professor Linda Rader Overman, the author of “Letters Between Us”, wrote a story based in the 1960s about writer Laura Wells’s search for self-identity and lost friendship while being exposed to sex and drugs. Wells attends the memorial service for her best friend, Katharine Taylor, from childhood who was discovered in a garbage dump near Santa Barbara. When Wells obtains Katharine’s diaries, it starts a 26-year-old journey back to reveal unimaginable secrets leading to doubts of her knowing Katharine.