The Greatest Hits from “The Double Whammy” Panel @ #Bindercon…AND THEN SOME

Yesterday, I sat on a panel moderated by my new homie, writer Kavita Das, called The Double Whammy: Women Writers of Color Discuss Challenges and Strategies, as part of #Bindercon‘s two day symposium. The panel cleverly featured three writers including myself, memoirist Ava Chin (where have you been all my life?), and novelist Tayari Jones, literary agent Ayesha Pande (who happens …

OUT OF BINDERS SYMPOSIUM: The Double Whammy: Women Writers of Color Discuss Challenges and Strategies

OUT OF BINDERS is a two-day symposium to empower women and gender non-conforming writers with tools, connections, and strategies to advance their careers. I will be sitting on a panel called The Double Whammy: Women Writers of Color Discuss Challenges and Strategies. Register HERE

Apocalypse Now… Right Now!

I remember the call from my agent Ayesha Pande like it happened a few minutes ago although it went down a couple weeks prior to the March 5th launch of my book, Bird of Paradise: How I became Latina. Something in the way my phone rang felt ominous. I didn’t want to pick it up at first but I knew that whatever …