Promoting Creativity – June Edition

I got back from vacation just in time to do another Promoting Creativity! This month I have the great privilege to introduce Kierstyn Darkwater! 1) Tell us a little bit about what you do. I do a lot of things, mostly because I’m easily distracted. I run three comics - Chronicles of a Bitch Goddess,… Continue reading Promoting Creativity – June Edition

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Vinegar Girl – Retellings Of Shakespeare

Goodreads Synopsis: Kate Battista feels stuck. How did she end up running house and home for her eccentric scientist father and uppity, pretty younger sister Bunny? Plus, she’s always in trouble at work – her pre-school charges adore her, but their parents don’t always appreciate her unusual opinions and forthright manner. Dr. Battista has other problems.… Continue reading Vinegar Girl – Retellings Of Shakespeare

Spill -A Poetry Collection

Goodreads Synopsis: In Spill, self-described queer Black troublemaker and Black feminist love evangelist, Alexis Pauline Gumbs presents a commanding collection of scenes depicting fugitive Black women and girls seeking freedom from gendered violence and racism. In this poetic work inspired by Hortense Spillers, Gumbs offers an alternative approach to Black feminist literary criticism, historiography, and the… Continue reading Spill -A Poetry Collection

The Swans of Fifth Avenue – A Story About Truman Capote

Goodreads Synopsis: Centered on two dynamic, complicated, and compelling protagonists—Truman Capote and Babe Paley—this book is steeped in the glamour and perfumed and smoky atmosphere of New York’s high society. Babe Paley—known for her high-profile marriage to CBS founder William Paley and her ranking in the International Best-Dressed Hall of Fame—was one of the reigning monarchs… Continue reading The Swans of Fifth Avenue – A Story About Truman Capote