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It’s Time to Confront the Myth of the Liberal Haven

Where are we to go when nowhere else is safe? In this piece I explored the concept of a safe haven, who it serves, and how unsafe the world is for POC. The article became a featured read on Medium. Read the rest {here}

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The Power of You In Fiction: Tiffney Laing Interview

Wilson and I got a chance to interview another amazing creator, Tiffney Laing of Bevy and Dave. Tiffney is powerful, positive, and poised for immense success within the toy-making industry. Her innovative and inspiring toy, called the History Makers Puzzle Block Set ,teaches children about the alphabet, Black history, and various leadership traits. After listening […]

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The Power of You in Fiction: Making Magic and Fond Memories on Her Own Terms

In conjunction with Women’s History Month 2019, Wilson and I analyzed the stories of two fictional book characters: Matilda and Morgana La Fey. We did this to highlight two strong characters who reveal a great deal about our culture, past and present. In the course of the podcast we explore their origins and what their […]

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The Power of You in Fiction: Celia Krampien Illustrates on Her Own Terms

In conjunction with Women’s History Month 2019, Wilson and I had the immense pleasure of speaking with Canadian illustrator and author Celia Krampien. Through the course of the conversation we learned about the publishing world, Celia’s journey from student to employed artist, and all the twists and turns in between. It was a real treat. […]

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The Power of You In Fiction Podcast: Growing Into Heroism on Her Own Terms

In conjunction with Women’s History Month 2019, Wilson and I analyzed the stories of two comic book characters: Livewire and Cassandra Cain, i.e. Batgirl. We did this to highlight two strong anti-heroes who have unfortunately gone somewhat overlooked in the mainstream. In the course of the podcast we explore their origins and what their characters […]

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The Power of You In Fiction Podcast: Interview With Anne Bean

In my new role as staff member with the Power of You In Fiction Podcast, I co-hosted this interview with Anne Bean of Emerald Comics Distro. Anne is the founder and distributor of the organization, which serves indie artists and authors. We interview Anne in conjunction with Women’s History Month for our “On Their Own […]

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Loathly Ladies: Pushing Back Against Ageism In Storytelling

Loathly Ladies: Pushing Back Against Ageism In Storytelling

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Becoming a Heroine

I published this piece in my new capacity as a partner with The Power of You In Fiction team for Women’s History Month 2019.

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FOS Is Creating Sunglass Frames Made From 100% Recycled Plastic

This article for Setting Mind was published on March 15, 2019. You can read the piece {here}

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byHumankind Is Offering Personal Care Products That Are Free From Single-Use Plastic

This piece about the company byHumankind was published on February 8, 2019 for Setting Mind. You can read the entire article {here}

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