“In 2017, people ask if racism is over, and why African Americans can’t “get over” slavery. In 1979, Octavia Butler knew that historical link was strong and doesn’t let go.”
The most intense part of Coming of Age in Mississippi is the anticipation.
Both versions of Hidden Figures have value, but the audience for each is not the same.
Evans’s prose has depth and variety…
I had more majors in college than almost anybody I know.
McDermott’s collection is full of surprises, rich storytelling, and hard-to-forget characters.
Title: Belief is Its Own Kind of Truth, Maybe Author: Lori Jakiela Published by: Atticus Books in 2015 I never noticed it until recently, but many of… Read more “Belief is Its Own Kind of Truth, Maybe”
“Daddy was also into something called Mentalphysics. He had his books and encyclopedias in a special place in the living room and couldn’t nobody touch em!”
“Are you non-compliant? Do you fit in your box? Are you too fat too thin too loud too shy too religious too secular too prudish too sexual… Read more “Bitch Planet”
Every Kiss a War (Mojave River Press, 2014) is a collection of short and short-short stories by Leesa Cross-Smith. The sentence structure tends to be fairly simplistic, and… Read more “Every Kiss a War”