From LITHUB, a conversation with Asali Solomon about The Days of Afrekete, the unexpected discovery that she’s a funny writer, and trying to impart wisdom to students while she’s still learning too. Asali Solomon on Writing Fiction as a Process of Discovery
The Ernest J. Gaines Award Winner for Literary Excellence Read more at this link: https://ernestjgainesaward.org/gaines-award-winner
From LITERARY MAMA LP: Also, there’s the ideal that we’re supposed to be mothers. JT: Yes! So, I’ve always felt like when I’m working with other writers in the classroom, or otherwise, that there are so many younger women who haven’t even had kids yet, looking at us, and wondering: is this possible? Can you be […]
Jacinda Townsend on What It Means to Mother I
I have always been captivated by big, grand, absolutist words. Words that name clear edges or hard stops or lines crossed—the finite, unequivocal, forbidden, unforgivable, irrevocable. Words that evoke how something is clear or clear-cut in ways that end confusion or questions. These are words that are almost historic or classical, with cognizable wisdom, that […]
Danielle Evans has been named 2021 Joyce Carol Oates Prize Recipient by nonprofit the New Literary Project, which was formerly the Simpson Literary Project. Read more at this link: https://www.publishersweekly.com/pw/newsbrief/index.html?record=3226&fbclid=IwAR2BskXFk5njC53ky77QeMfK9Drif04zjOkDMyD3IM9Ie-UgYNocgPH5BYY
Kimbilio congratulates Natalie Baszile on the publication of her anthology WE ARE EACH OTHER’S HARVEST.