Why queer art & writing is important | QUEER Anthology – REVIEW ๐Ÿณ๏ธโ€๐ŸŒˆ

Title:ย QUEER: LGBT writing from Ancient Times to YesterdayAuthor: Various (edited by Frank Wynne)Genres: Short Stories, Poetry, Graphic Novel, Memoir, Novel (extracts)Release Date: Jan 21, 2021Head of Zeusย โ€ขย Bookshop.org (UK)ย  Queer history and queer experiences of all forms are captured so well in this anthology. This book validated my own queer identity, whilst expanding my definition ofContinue reading “Why queer art & writing is important | QUEER Anthology – REVIEW ๐Ÿณ๏ธโ€๐ŸŒˆ”

3 Book Memories | Happy World Book Day! ๐Ÿ“š

Hello everyone, and happy World Book Day! It’s amazing how books can be like time capsules, holding memories of a specific part of your life – wouldn’t you agree? In that vain, I thought I’d write a quick post, sharing 3 special memories of 3 special books of mine. (Of course, I could pick WAYContinue reading “3 Book Memories | Happy World Book Day! ๐Ÿ“š”

Ever Alice by H.J. Ramsay – REVIEW | BBYNA Book Tour

Ever wondered what happened to Alice after Wonderland? H.J. Ramsay tells you, in her great YA novel Ever Alice.

Is This The Best Poetry Book for 2021? | A Fire In My Head by Ben Okri – REVIEW

You know when you read a poetry book so good that you just have to stop what youโ€™re doing and appreciate it for a minute? That was this book for me.

Fiction and poems that have taught me about Black culture

1. Africa in Prose โ€˜Our survey is not comprehensive; it is merely a pointer towards possibilitiesโ€™ Complied in 1969, this anthology of micro-stories unites Black authors from across the globe. O.R. Dathorne, the editor of the collection, writes that its aim is to demonstrate Black voices from their beginnings in oral storytelling to the, then,Continue reading “Fiction and poems that have taught me about Black culture”