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Miscellaneous News and Ideas

Help Make The Girl Oyster Book's Most Popular of the Year!

vote now!

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I'm Teaching a Week-long Writing Workshop

at an idyllic writing retreat!

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Behind the Brilliance

an interview with Lisa Nicole Bell!

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The Girl Who Fell From the Sky $1.99 TODAY ONLY

and its moving up the bestseller list!

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Mixed Experience History Month 2014

an annual blog post series.

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Mixed Remixed, An Artist Residency and Book #2

An update for November 2013.

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Mixed Remixed 2014

June 14, 2014 Los Angeles, CA.

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UC Riverside Campus Visit

a campus visit.

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MMXLII Interview Video On Being Afro-Viking & Connected to Difference

a Countdown to 2042 interview.

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We are the 15 Percent

a crowd-sourced response to the racist rants.

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Remembering My Real Grandmother

In memory of a great woman.

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The Founding Roots of Marriage Equality?

A great piece from Hippo Reads.

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Is Interracial Marriage Still Scandalous?

My first New York Times essay piece.

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Video Interpretation of The Girl Who Fell From the Sky

An animation from a high school class.

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Happy Birthday Nella Larsen

My "literary mother."

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James Baldwin On Being An Artist & Staying True

A lesson to learn.

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27 Authors, 27 Books to Win!

It's easy to enter to win!

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The Real Life Story that Inspired The Girl Who Fell From the Sky

Because I know you want to know.

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The Inspiration for My Work-in-Progress Gets NY Times Shout out!

Miss Lala is on everyone's mind.

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CNN Dialogues Video on America's Multiracial Population

Hosted by Wolf Blitzer with me, Edward James Olmos, Yul Kwon & Kris Marsh.

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Roots, Race and My Dad: My Newest Huffington Post Essay

A personal essay.

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Roots, Race and My Dad: My Newest Huffington Post Essay

A personal essay.

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I've Added More Appearances for 2013

And yes, Paul Simon will be at one too!

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2nd Annual: What Are You? Oct. 4, 2012 7PM

Join me for this great panel discussion at the Brooklyn Historical Society.

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Upcoming Appearances

I'll be on the road again soon--come say hello!

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Coming Full Circle with Barbara Kingsolver . . .

sharing the stage at Book Expo.

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Mixed Experience History Month 2012

Profiles of notable people.

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The New Bellwether Book is Here!

Go buy it! smile

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My CNN Red Chair Interview

I get to talk about fulfilling a dream.

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My Mom is on the NBC Nightly News

and so am I.

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Afro Vikings Unite

A very fun time with my peeps!

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5th Annual Mixed Experience History Month Kick-off

I kick-off a month-long celebration on my personal blog.

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Getting Naked in Waucoma

And talking about The Girl Who Fell From the Sky.

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My Ebony Magazine Essay on the Mixed Experience

A personal essay.

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The Girl Who Fell From the Sky: #16 National Indie Bestseller

Whoo-hoo! The paperback climbs the chart!

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Malaprops Rocks

A wonderful night at Malaprop's!

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The Oregonian Top 10 Books of 2010

The Girl Who Fell From the Sky is an Oregonian Top 10 Book of 2010. Let's celebrate when I kick-off the paperback release of The Girl at Broadway Books on Jan. 11 at 7pm.

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Bookreporter's Author Holiday Blog

How does your favorite contemporary writer celebrate?

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Fiction Writers Coop Recommends

Check out these books recommended by the Fiction Writers Co-op!

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Writers Respond to Readers January 29, 2011

I'm thrilled to be a part of this annual event along with some amazing writers!

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Flavorwire Five Must-Read Small Press Titles 2010

Flavorwire says The Girl Who Fell From the Skyis a Must-Read Novel 2010

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Tournament of Books Long List

The Girl . . . Makes the Tournament of Books Long List.

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Washington Post Best Novels 2010: The Girl Who Fell From the Sky

The Girl . . . Makes the Washington Post's Best Novels 2010 List.

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KWBU Likely Stories Review

Five stars! *****

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Goodreads Choice Awards: Please Vote

I've been nominated. Will you kindly vote?

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Skype with me about The Girl Who Fell From the Sky

You bring the goodies & I'll bring the inside scoop.

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Ebony Magazine's Power 100 & Me!

Yup, don't know how, but I made the list.

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Miami Herald Features The Girl Who Fell From the Sky

A fabulous profile that ran in the Miami Herald on Sunday.

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Calling All Chefs!

Cook The Girl Who Fell From the Sky way.

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Clark College Commencement Address: A Wonderful Night

The story of my first Commencement Address.

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Ebony/Jet Names My Blog, Light-skinned-ed Girl Week's Favorite

My Blog is Ebony/Jet's Favorite Blog of the Week.

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