Hey folks! Below are a few events I wanted to highlight coming up in February and March. 1. BAM Black Comix Expo – Multiple Locations I learned about this event after visiting the Black Comics Collective’s table when I attended the Black Comic Book Festival last weekend. Now in its second year, this event highlights the need for diversity and representation in the sci-fi and fantasy genres while exposing fans to creators, illustrators and superheroes of color. The event is free and open to the public and will be held on February 10. For more information, click here. 2. Ink … Continue reading Upcoming Book Events – New York
It’s that time of year again! Time to Eat, Drink & Be Literary! Brooklyn Academy of Music (or BAM) is hosting its annual series where regular schmoes like me get to be in the room where it happens (shoutout to Hamilton) … Continue reading Eat, Drink & Be Literary 2019
Yesterday, I had the privilege of attending my first Black Comic Book Festival at the Schomburg Center in Harlem. This event was in it’s seventh year but it was the first I had ever heard of it, which is a … Continue reading 7th Annual Black Comic Book Festival – New York
Author: Rebecca Traister Rating: 5 Stars Author Bio Where to buy: Amazon | Barnes & Noble | IndieBound We must train ourselves to even be able to see and hear anger from women and understand it not only as rational, … Continue reading Good and Mad: The Revolutionary Power of Women’s Anger – Rebecca Traister
It’s that time again, folks! Time for BuzzFeed’s list of books to read before their screen adaptations come out in 2019. The official title of this list is, ahem, “18 Books to Read Before the Movie/TV Show Comes Out in … Continue reading BuzzFeed’s List of TV/Movie Adaptations for 2019
Hey folks! So we’re in the second week of 2019 and already there are so many book events to talk about. If you’re in the New York area, check below to see if there’s anything that peaks your interest. 1. Schomburg Center’s 7th Annual Black Comic Book Festival How on Earth did I not know about this event? And it’s coming up on its seventh year? Well, that won’t happen this year because I will be in attendance. The event, which is free to the public, will be held on Friday, January 18 from 12-7:30pm and on Saturday, January 19 … Continue reading Upcoming Book Events
Author: Zora Neale Hurston Rating: 4.6 Stars Author Bio More Info Where to buy: Amazon | Barnes & Noble | IndieBound When I first learned Barracoon was going to be published, I was conflicted. I was elated because the story … Continue reading Barracoon: The Story of the Last “Black Cargo” – Zora Neale Hurston
Author: Michelle Obama Rating: 4.8 Stars More Info Where to buy: Amazon | Barnes & Noble | IndieBound When I was a kid, my aspirations were simple. I wanted a dog. I wanted a house that had stairs in it—two … Continue reading Becoming – Michelle Obama
So last night, I finally watched the film adaptation of the book, Dumplin’. I wrote a review of the book a few months ago (which you can read here). The movie left a lot of things to be desired, but … Continue reading BuzzFeed Book Challenge – How Was The Movie?
I know, I know. It’s been a few weeks since I’ve posted. Well, having a regular job can sometimes get in the way of creativity. But fear not my darlings, I am still here! The holiday season is upon us … Continue reading I’m Still Here!