“The whole of me is Black. The whole of me is whole.” #WiththeFireonHigh #wtfohblogtour

ISBN: 0062662856 Title: With the Fire on High (ARC) Author: Elizabeth Acevedo Publisher: HarperTeen Release Date: May 7th 2019 No. of Pages: 400 Genre: YA Contemporary Synopsis: With her daughter to care for and her abuela to help support, high school senior Emoni Santiago has to make the tough decisions, and do what must be… Continue reading “The whole of me is Black. The whole of me is whole.” #WiththeFireonHigh #wtfohblogtour

Meet the Keynote: LaShonda Katrice Barnett

We met at a dinner party. Oysters were being shucked, white wine was being served and an honest conversation was taking place amongst brilliant, beautiful and fierce women. As the night progressed the conversation moved to writing. Most of us in attendance had aspirations, visions and ideas for stories and characters we were creating or… Continue reading Meet the Keynote: LaShonda Katrice Barnett