I recently spoke at Genre Fest, hosted by the Lighthouse Writers Workshop and Colorado Writing School. I presented on Magical Realism, and thought I'd share the Prezi of the talk here. Enjoy!Read More
The truth is, there is only so much legislation can do, especially when confronting rape culture and institutionalized sexism and cissexism in trying to protect the victims of sexual assault. Legislation is not enough, when prevailing cultural attitudes and media representations send the message that women are commodities and that rape culture is normal and okay. Which brings us, of course, to Trump.Read More
Because I am white.
Because my son is black.
Because he’s half black. Because he’s black. Because one drop.
Because he looks black. He’s not white.
Because no one had to teach me about race.
Because I didn’t have to learn about my color.
Because I could grow up thinking race was the past.