I Get Around – Or At Least My Books Do!

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It’s extremely cool to see your work show up on lists, and get reviews. This definitely helps authors get recognition and reach readers who might not otherwise consider one of my books. Check out the cool places where my work made the grade.

April’s Most Anticipated LGBTQ Books – Lambda Literary

2021 Poetry For the Rest of Us – Ms. Magazine

2021 Poetry For The Rest of Us – Ms. Magazine

5 Authors Like Carmen Maria Machado – Book Riot

Two Moons Review – Forward Reviews

ūü§ó Makes me happy just to be recognized!

March Did That

I have to say March has really shown out for me this year. It’s been so exciting and challenging, and motivating. I’m still (in my mind) celebrating the launch of my first ever collection of short stories. Two Moons hit shelves March 20th and the reception so far has been a good one.

We held the book launch the same week at the Raleigh LGBT Center and I had a blast. Sure there was cake and bubbly to share, but for me the real fun was reading my stories out loud, discussing the who, what, why of those stories, and engaging with those of you who came. When I say I can’t wait to do it again, I really, really mean it. Thanks again to everyone who came out Saturday. You made my launch incredible.

Next up I’ll be at North Carolina Writer’s Network¬†Conference (NCWN) in Greensboro, NC on ¬†April 21st.¬†¬†I’ll be manning the booth for publisher BLF Press. Come say hi and buy some books.

Speaking of books, if you haven’t already, you can still get signed copies of Two Moons from BLF Press. Click here to go straight to the bookstore. If you have your copy already, please write a review and post it on Goodreads. Reviews make things happen for books. It can be a short sentence or two, what you enjoyed and why. Every review helps get this book in the hands of new readers. Thank you!

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It’s Publication Day!

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Today is a very special day! It’s publication day. Two Moons is out in the world being magical, black, and queer as all get out.

I can’t wait for you all to hold it and read it and find yourselves in it.

You can get a copy from BLF Press or booksellers like amazon. Also, if you’re in North Carolina Saturday March 24th, I’d love to see you at the book launch. It’s being held at the Raleigh LGBT Center (324 S. Harrington Street) from 6pm-8pm. There will be a reading, discussion, some book signing, and cake! What could be better? Come on out!

Special thanks to everyone who helped me and who worked on Two Moons. It means so much to me to know y’all and to have your brilliance touch these stories. I’m forever grateful.

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Women are powerful.

 

 

Huffington Post’s Interview w/Editors of Lez Talk

Working with BLF Press, Stephanie Allen and Lauren Cherelle has been an amazing experience. I’m so proud of Lez Talk.

Read the Huffington Post interview  and learn how Stephanie and Lauren decided to work together.

You can also listen to a snippet of my short story Two Moons.

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/entry/5846f853e4b0b261c83427a2?timestamp=1481160541770

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