Podcast Shownotes

[81] Lisa Braxton, author of The Talking Drum

There were a lot of people in the Civil Rights movement who did things that were so important to move the country forward who were not in the South.” – Lisa Braxton

Lisa Braxton is an Emmy-nominated former television journalist, a former newspaper reporter, an essayist, short story writer and author of THE TALKING DRUM. She received honorable mention in Writer’s Digest magazine’s 84th and 86th writing contests in the inspirational category and was a finalist in the William Faulkner-William Wisdom Creative Writing Competition. She is also a “debutante,” one of five debut novelists chosen for the Debutante Ball, a group blog for authors making their debut in the literary world, and writes book reviews.


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Lisa’s book recommendation: Rememberance by Rita Woods

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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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