I just posted the first episodes of a new novel, CALEB IN MINOR KEY, at Radish Fiction, a place where writers post new works for free as well as for a small fee. I'm excited. But I'm also nervous. Caleb is biracial. Here's the book blurb: All Caleb wants to do is rule … [Read more...] about Why Caleb, Now?
What It Means to Stay Awake As a white girl riding on a whole lot of privilege, I sometimes come late to the party of awareness. I get some curiosity, learn something, then try to join the mission. One that might not be mine and may have been a Movement long before I decided … [Read more...] about What It Means to Stay Awake
Because my friend’s daughter just asked, “Will boys and men think it’s okay now to assault me?” Because one of my husband’s friends was assaulted yesterday by a man on the streets of Raleigh, who did exactly what our President Elect said he can do with impunity. Because my … [Read more...] about Why I Am Sad. Angry. Afraid.