Podcast Shownotes

[38] Ivelisse Rodriguez, author of Love War Stories

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“We teach women that love is the thing to strive for and I think that’s problematic.” – Ivelisse Rodriguez


Ivelisse Rodriguez’s debut short story collection Love War Stories is a 2019 PEN/Faulkner finalist and a 2018 Foreword Reviews INDIES finalist. She is the founder and editor of an interview series focused on contemporary Puerto Rican writers published in Centro Voices. She earned an M.F.A. in creative writing from Emerson College and a Ph.D. in English-creative writing from the University of Illinois at Chicago.

Connect with Ivelisse on her websiteInstagram or Twitter.

Ivelisse’s book recommendation: Skin by Racquel Goodison


Also mentioned in this episode: Feminist Book Club ep. 27: Kali Fajardo-Anstine, author of Sabrina & Corina

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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: feminist thrillers, contemporary literary fiction, short stories, and anything that might be described as "irreverent"


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