CMU Professor discusses influences, looks to future

berkDr. Ari Berk is an award-winning author, and is a professor at Central Michigan University. He recently sat down with “The Children’s Bookshelf’s” Dr. Sue Ann Martin to discuss his influences, and to give a preview of his future projects.

In addition to being an author, Berk also studies folklore, literature, iconography, and comparative myth. He is a Professor of Folklore and Mythology at Central Michigan University, and also teaches courses in American Indian studies and medieval literature.

He has written “Mistle Child,” “Death Watch,” “William Shakespeare: Hist Life and Times,” “The Secret History of Mermaids,” and “How to Be a Viking.”

Click below to hear the complete interview with Dr. Ari Berk:

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