1. I am seeking some book recommendations by women authors for the following topics - non fiction, fiction and poetry all awesome. Let me know if you can throw some favorites below in the comments!

    - self esteem & self love
    - engaging the shadow self / Jungian type stuff
    - body image
    - community of women (being allies for each other)
    - historical & ancestral narratives
    - relieving secrets and shame
    - grief & loss
    - women around the world
    - overcoming victim roles
    - gratitude & celebration
    - becoming BAD ASS

    Thank you in advance, brilliant minds, for letting me unscrew you and dip a finger in. Yum.

  2. Excited to announce that I’ll be a Writer in Residence this school year with Bronx Academy of Letters alongside the brilliant Elana Bell! Non-fiction, you’re ours this go ‘round.

    Excited to announce that I’ll be a Writer in Residence this school year with Bronx Academy of Letters alongside the brilliant Elana Bell! Non-fiction, you’re ours this go ‘round.

  3. #readingLife & oh my heart jumps with excitement!

    #readingLife & oh my heart jumps with excitement!

  4. Stories of everyday kindness. Today, after realizing I left my cardigan on public transit and knowing I couldn’t enter prison, where I teach, with my shoulder’s exposed, I stood on the corner in a small upstate NY town pondering my next move. A middle aged woman in an SUV pulled up to help me figure out where to access clothing stores. When I told her my story she welcomed me into her passenger seat and gave me a lift to the nearest main drag, where I bought a long sleeved number and felt cozy physically and in heart. Her kindness propelled my spirit to give my all to the women I’ve missed and enter this new semester remembering the deep goodness in all. #randomactsofkindess

  5. Nothing like a fresh cut to make a gal smile.

    Nothing like a fresh cut to make a gal smile.

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