From poet, essayist, novelist, Igbo priest and humanitarian Chris Abani,
comes his latest collection of poems Smoking The Bible, an elegy to his
dear brother and an exploration of love, loss, exile and rebirth. Part 1 of
Dawn Jones Redstone is a filmmaker who believes in mentoring creative people
from underrepresented communities. Her short films, including Sista in the
Brotherhood and We Have Our Ways, have tackled pressing social issues while
offering opportunities for women of color ...
Halloween is just around the corner, so we have a double treat for you on
today's episode. Mary Helen Stefaniak is here to talk about her two new
books: The World of Pondside, a rollicking, cyber mystery set in a
retirement home, and The Six-Minute Memoir: Fifty-Five Short ...
On today's episode, we welcome Neil Cochrane, author of the new novel The
Story of the Hundred Promises, from Forest Avenue Press. Neil is a queer,
trans author and artist. He writes speculative fiction and fantasy that
centers queer characters overcoming obstacles and buil...
Everybody knows vampires have been vanquished, right? Welllll, maybe
Twelve-year-old Malika “Boog” Wilson and her best friends have grown up
idolizing The Vanquishers, a group of masked vampire hunters who wiped out
the last hoard of the undead decades ago. For ki...
In today's episode, Dr. Alexis Pauline Gumbs tells the birth story of the
book she co-edited with China Martens and Mai'a Williams, 'Revolutionary
Mothering: Love on the Front Lines', and gives context to the book with
stories of the Reproductive Justice Movement.
On this show, we are flipping on our internal filters and giving ourselves
ample time and space to consider our words and consider them wisely because
our words matter! You've heard it before, there is life and death in your
words. Research shows the average person speak...
How I Know
Through trials and tribulations. Confusion and self-discovery. The endless
pursuit for an answer. The unstoppable brainstorming that consumes me. The
unwillingness to stay stuck!
What I Believe
That everyone has another chance, and another and another...
This week we spotlight entrepreneur, trainer, coach and author Jodi Hempel of
Success by Design. She also leads the Arizona Daughterhood Circle, a group of
women family caregivers. During the show Jodi discusses the challenges she
faced when serving as her mother's careg...
Sue Miller’s 2020 novel, Monogamy, displays not only the crystalline
writing we are used to from Miller, but an emotional depth that few writers
every achieve. As usual, her topic is family life. Book Mole Larry Bowlden
offers his take on this portrait of a marriage.