Hurston was wired by Lippincott stating they wanted to publisher her book. She explains her reaction: “I never expect to have a greater thrill than that wire gave me. You know the feeling when you found your first pubic hair? Greater than that.”
A deeply intimate and creative endeavor, The Bitter Life of Božena Němcová: A Biographical Collage could work beautifully in a classroom or on your bedside nightstand.
Naz over at Read Diverse Books has challenged everyone to read more diversely.
Actually, I take that back….I wanted to be Fonzie, too.
Rarely do fat female role models appear in the United States (um, or elsewhere), so I put a hold on a copy at the library.
“…I yell loud enough for the neighbors three houses down to hear A racist lives here! A racist lives here!”
Not all fat people feel bad inside, I must remember.
Have you discovered this flourishing community yet? I’d like to hear about what you’ve found!
Today I got a chance to speak with author Mimi Pond. Pond is a cartoonist who started working in the 1980s, with work in National Lampoon,… Read more “Meet the Writer: Mimi Pond”
Liz Prince‘s first book, Will You Still Love Me If I Wet the Bed? (Top Shelf Productions, 2005), has been nominated for several awards, and received the… Read more “Meet the Writer: Liz Prince”