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We (Still) Support Black-Owned Bookstores

There are maps. Then there are maps of Black-owned bookstores across America; mighty yet sparse anchors of literature. Supporting small businesses is crucial. I may be preaching to the choir. Supporting Black businesses commits to the stories of Black authors from further diverse backgrounds, along with the owners who are passionate about storytelling as an …

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Interview with Jordyn Taylor, Founder of Vermillion Ink Press

Vermillion Ink Press is a literary multimedia collective and publisher of fiction, nonfiction, and poetry from underrepresented voices. Based in Minneapolis, Minnesota , it seeks to “increase empathy, foster discussion, and cultivate community through the power of the written word.” The Feminist Book Club partnered with Vermilion Ink Press for December, 2020. Proudly BIPOC owned …

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Book Review: The Office of Historical Corrections by Danielle Evans

The Office of Historical Corrections was published in December of 2020 by author, Danielle Evans. Roxane Gay calls Evans “the finest short story writer working today,” which leaves you with high expectations that Danielle Evans only shatters with her talent. Short stories are typically not what I pick up from my bookshelf. Honestly, I do …

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