Author Interview, Podcast Shownotes

Fury, Rebirth, and Coconut Cake with Kristan Higgins

Ashley interviewed Kristan Higgins about her novel OUT OF THE CLEAR BLUE SKY. In the conversation, Kristan shares writing about midwifery, embracing fury, the absurdity of social media, Cape Cod, and the power of coconut cake.  Book content warning: Rape, miscarriage, abuse, mention of suicide, diet, death Resources mentioned: RJ Julia Support and follow our guest …

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Blog, Book Reviews

In Audre’s Footsteps: Expanding Black American Intellectual Traditions in Europe

There’s a long history of Black American intellectuals living or spending significant time in Europe. You’re probably familiar with James Baldwin’s time in France or maybe you’ve read a bit about Frederick Douglass’ travels in Ireland and England. But did you know Audre Lorde spent significant time in Germany? Despite encountering her work throughout my …

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Author Interview, Podcast Shownotes

Spice Girls, Witch Hunts, and Female Friendships with Juno Dawson

In this episode, Rah sits down with Juno Dawson to discuss her book, HER MAJESTY’S ROYAL COVEN. They discuss female friendships, the parallels between the issues of today and witch hunts of the past, identity, and who is Juno’s favorite Spice Girl.  Get the book here:  Her Majesty’s Royal Coven by Juno Dawson Links mentioned:  …

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