One of my favorite Dolly Parton songs is “Just Because I’m A Woman.” To love Dolly is to know that her whole deal is a deep understanding of femininity…
SORRY! I got the date wrong. I will be speaking with Nicole Cliffe NEXT THURSDAY, July 29th, 7 PM EST And you can get tickets here…they are free ! http…
Image from Susie Bright’s Big Sex Little Death: A Memoir I have a new short story coming out tomorrow, Friday, July 23. It is one of my first pieces of…
This piece was delivered as the keynote address for Kweli Journal’s Summer Literary Festival. The theme of this festival is Intimacies. You can sign up…
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A birthday again for Libertie
Today my second novel, Libertie, officially launches into the world. Sometimes I think writing this book damn near ended me but, in fact, I think it fu…
I don’t know how we got back to WAP discourse but here we are. I’m shocked, though, in all of this that no one is pointing out the obvious reference to…
I don’t even mess with the Royal Family like this, normally, but like most people who love gossip, family drama, and pretty people I am very excited fo…
I used to listen to Tina Fey’s Bossypants, every morning when I walked to work. The walk took me past Boys and Girls High School, under the overpass at…
On Detransition, Baby and the logic of violence and some old songs
Toni Cade Bambara, right, and her cousin Carole Brown, from https://thefeministwire.com/2014/11/children-who-get-cheated/ When I was in seventh grade, …