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Aug.01.2012
If you're a fan of the writer Tayari Jones (and if you're not, I highly recommend becoming one, because she is wonderful), you may have noticed on her blog that she is going to spend the month of August writing like crazy, and she's invited other writers to join her—working at...
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May.09.2012
Saturday, May 5, 2:15pm– Boston, Massachusetts Grub Street’s The Muse and the Marketplace Tales from the Kidscape: The Art of the Coming of Age Story Location: Park Plaza Hotel Tuesday, May 8, 6:30pm– New York, New York Jefferson Market Library Reading and Signing Sunday, May 13, 2:00pm–...
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Jul.23.2010
I read a post on author Tayari Jones’ blog earlier this month, that hasn’t left my mind. She asks why books by black writers aren’t considered universal, starting her post with these words: “In the last few years, black writers have been speaking out about double standards in the world of...