Jamie Ford

Jamie Ford is the great-grandson of Nevada mining pioneer Min Chung who emigrated from Kaiping, China, to San Francisco in 1865 where he adopted the western name “Ford,” thus confusing countless generations.

An award-winning short-story writer, Ford is an alumnus of the Squaw Valley Community of Writers and a survivor of Orson Card’s Literary Boot Camp.

Having grown up near Seattle’s Chinatown, he now lives in Montana where he is on a never-ending quest to find decent dim sum.

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PBS KIDS celebrates Earth month with new episodes, activities

Enjoy a special week of adventures from "Wild Kratts," "Nature Cat" and "Ready Jet Go!" beginning April 15.

Explore the complicated history of African-American entrepreneurship in America

The history of business and entrepreneurship lies at the heart of the American story, but often absent from that narrative are the experiences of African Americans. "Boss: The Black Experience in Business" tells some of those forgotten stories and trends Tuesday, April 23, at 7 p.m. on Arizona PBS.

American Masters highlights the photogenic storytelling of Garry Winogrand

Discover the life and work of Garry Winogrand, the epic storyteller in pictures who harnessed the serendipity of the streets to capture America during meteoric, oft-turbulent change in a new American Masters biography Sunday, April 21, at 2 p.m. on Arizona PBS.