Laurie Wise Reviews As the World Burns

As the World Burns is an outstanding collection of prose, poetry, and art that brilliantly illuminates the monumental events weighing upon our world, it’s communities and families, friends and neighbors. The anthology gives a voice to myriad emotions that have settled into hearts and souls worldwide, yet stick in our collective throats, unable to beContinue reading “Laurie Wise Reviews As the World Burns”

Books That Matter: Kristiana Reed reviews I’m Not Dying With You Tonight by Kimberly Jones and Gilly Segal

I’m Not Dying With You Tonight by Kimberly Jones and Gilly Segal is Young Adult fiction with its finger keenly on the pulse of current affairs. Told through dual narrative, Jones and Segal collaborate to tell the story of one turbulent night shared and survived by Lena and Campbell. Forced together as a fight breaksContinue reading “Books That Matter: Kristiana Reed reviews I’m Not Dying With You Tonight by Kimberly Jones and Gilly Segal”

Candice Louisa Daquin Reviews On Un Becoming, aesthetic evolution of this rising ancestor, a poetic memoir by Hokis

Hokis produced her book without anyone else, I’d say she birthed it, and as such, did not want most of us involved in its creation. It was a very personal book and it reads as such. This alone has worth as a memoir and a moment of her life put into language. In my absence,Continue reading “Candice Louisa Daquin Reviews On Un Becoming, aesthetic evolution of this rising ancestor, a poetic memoir by Hokis”

Books That Matter: Hood Feminism (Notes from the Women That a Movement Forgot) by Mikki Kendall

Reviewed by Candice Louisa Daquin I would not want to debate Mikki Kendall. Because unlike other authors who write from their perspective, Kendall is aware of all the perspectives and can reduce them down and go back to her point effortlessly. This isn’t easy to do given the complexities of feminism as a canon. Typically,Continue reading “Books That Matter: Hood Feminism (Notes from the Women That a Movement Forgot) by Mikki Kendall”

Nicole Lyons’ Review of Kindra M. Austin’s Heavy Mental

Within the pages of Heavy Mental, Kindra Austin lies, and she lays her heart out for all of the world to feast. And feast, we do, on this, the pinnacle of her soul’s work. To say that Heavy Mental has catapulted Austin and her work into the same literary sphere as Plath or Cohen orContinue reading “Nicole Lyons’ Review of Kindra M. Austin’s Heavy Mental”