Recommended Reading: Kingdom of Women by Rosalie Morales Kearns

I'm usually late to the party on new books, but hey, Kingdom of Women by Rosalie Morales Kearns just came out a few months ago, so you can read it and be fashionably late to the party, and what a party it is! People are HUNGRY for this novel, some of us were starving for … Continue reading Recommended Reading: Kingdom of Women by Rosalie Morales Kearns

Recommended Reading: So Long Been Dreaming: Postcolonial Science Fiction & Fantasy

So Long Been Dreaming: Postcolonial Science Fiction & Fantasy edited by Nalo Hopkinson and Uppinder Mehan was the sweetest well of water when I was dying of thirst in the desert. I went looking for this book and others like it, and when I got it from super inter-library loan, I was blown away. I … Continue reading Recommended Reading: So Long Been Dreaming: Postcolonial Science Fiction & Fantasy

Recommended Reading: Erasure by Percival Everett

I've been thinking A LOT about Erasure by Percival Everett lately. Everything is so complicated, and so much is lost when people don't educate themselves about the big picture. It's great that some publishers and editors are actively seeking diverse voices. It's awful when they start telling writers that they need to be MORE X, … Continue reading Recommended Reading: Erasure by Percival Everett

Letter I Wrote Standing with Knox Students

Current students at my alma mater are asking for a decolonized education. The push back and sleight-of-hand based on fear, ignorance, and adherence to harmful ideologies really really upset me. I wrote a letter supporting the students and explaining just how baked in and pervasive white supremacy is. If you're not aware that everything in … Continue reading Letter I Wrote Standing with Knox Students

Recommended Reading: #PulseOrlandoSyllabus & An Indigenous Peoples’ History of the United States

I've started a page for Recommended Reading, and the text that follows is the initial text on that page. I also want to make regular posts under the title "Recommended Reading: X" in order to make it easier for people to see recs as they come up and search for them on my site without … Continue reading Recommended Reading: #PulseOrlandoSyllabus & An Indigenous Peoples’ History of the United States

In Which Harmony Says Very True Things About Suicide That People Don’t Normally Admit/Discuss:

There are some people who just can't understand suicide at all, from an emotional or intellectual level. Then there are people like me, who cannot understand how other people cannot understand. I was absolutely laid low by yesterday's news, in part because Chris Cornell is a kindred spirit. He saw all the evil everywhere, and … Continue reading In Which Harmony Says Very True Things About Suicide That People Don’t Normally Admit/Discuss: