Jun 21, 2016
Ana Castillo, a poet, award-winning novelist, short story writer, essayist, editor and playwright, is one of the most celebrated voices in contemporary Chicana literature. In her most recent book, Black Dove: Mama, Mi'jo and Me, she details her life as a single, brown, feminist parent, while at the same time, describes her against-all-odds career as a writer and activist. Join us for an enlightening, eye-opening and fascinating conversation.
May 31, 2016
Meet and get to know Anastasia Higginbotham, writer, illustrator and creator of the children's book series, "Ordinary Terrible Things." It tells the stories of youngsters who navigate trouble with "their senses sharp and souls intact. Help may come from family, counselors, teachers and dreams, but it's the children who find their own way." Anastasia's first book, "Divorce is the Worst," published by the Feminist Press was followed by "Death is Stupid." Both books tackle very critical, sensitive topics and are must reads for both children and adults.
Oct 20, 2015
Lois Prislovsky, PhD, is an educational psychologist who prior to opening a private practice created and served as director of the special needs program at the University of Tennessee. It served student athletes with disabilities. Her areas of expertise include working with clients on the autistic spectrum, ADHD coaching, and anxiety management. Our conversation focuses on the special relationship she has with one of her clients, an autistic and mute 43-year-old woman. They're in business together.