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[120] Catherine McKinley, author of THE AFRICAN LOOKBOOK


[120] Catherine McKinley, author of THE AFRICAN LOOKBOOK

Catherine E. McKinley is a curator and writer whose books include the critically acclaimed Indigo, a journey along the ancient indigo trade routes in West Africa, and The Book of Sarahs, a memoir about growing up Black and Jewish in the 1960s to ’80s. She’s taught creative nonfiction writing at Sarah Lawrence College and Columbia University. The McKinley Collection, featured here, is a personal archive representing African photographies from 1870 through the present. She lives in New York City.

Click here to purchase The African Lookbook: A Visual History of 100 Years of African Women by Catherine E. McKinley

Connect with Catherine on Instagram or her website. View the McKinley Collection here.
Catherine’s book recommendation: Aftershocks by Nadia Owusu

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Renee Powers founded Feminist Book Club in 2018 to provide a space for intersectional feminists to learn, grow, and connect. When not reading or running the biz, you can find her drinking coffee and trying unsuccessfully to teach her retired racing greyhound how to fetch. Favorite genres: memoir, contemporary literary fiction, short stories

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