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Feast for Small Pieces by Hailey Piper

Long and Slow and Short and Sharp by R.K. Duncan

Pinafore Magic by Dorianne Emmerton

Refuge by Lindy Greaves

Words For Home by Clint Monette

Fragments by Amra Pajalic

She Unzipped My Skin by Lucia Iglesias

Astride a Gray Horse by Michelle Muenzler

The Ring Walkers by Caroline Misner

Stepping Stones by Neil Plakcy

The Law of Conservation of Death by Hailey Piper

Non-Fiction: Bronzeville Bee Regular Contributors

Neurodiverse Universe

by Laura Diaz de Arce

Haunted by Pain: On Ghosts and Trauma

#brownexcellence

by Gitz Crazyboy

A Headdress Where It Doesn’t Belong

ENGO Colonial Activism That Perpetuates Indigenous Poverty

#BrownExcellence – Trapline by Snotty Nose Rez Kids

Reading Ever After

by Margaret Kingsbury

Not Your Disney’s Cinderella

Recent Latina Books Inspired by Folklore and Mythology

10 #OwnVoices Asian-Inspired YA Fantasy of 2019

The Most Banned Books From 2018

Witching The Book

My Heroes Have Always Killed Cowboys

by Chris La Tray

Waubgeshig Rice talks about Moon of the Crusted Snow and Crossing Ethnic Lines in Reviews

Indigenous Representation in Cinema

Hot Pink Gaze

by Ivonne Spinoza

Medusa and the Patriarchal Tradition of Turning Women Against Each Other

Dear Straight People

by Laila Winters

Bury the Trope, Not Your Gays

Columbus Pride Festival: Then vs. Now, In vs. Out of the Closet

Top 6 Hella Queer YA Novels You Need to Read

Cosplay Culture and Presidential State Dinners: Matsuricon 2018 vs 2019 by Laila Winters

How to Survive a Toxic Family by Laila Winters

Recognizing Toxic Family by Laila Winters

Dear Straight People

Content by Guest Contributors

From Desperado to Lucha Underground: Representation Matters to Robert Rodriguez by Hector Acosta

Selena Quintanilla and the Vampire’s Tale by V. Castro

Latinx Horror Films for Halloween by V. Castro

The Irrational Woman in the Age of Reason by Bárbara Pérez Curiel

Authors in the Latino Community You Probably Haven’t Heard Of … But Should Read by J.L. Ortiz Diaz

Queer Debuts from January to May 2019 by K.A. Doore

Queer Debuts from June to December 2019 by K.A. Doore

Go-Go Music: The Original Sound of Chocolate City by Chanel Hardy

What Am I Supposed to Wear? by Sandie Lee

A Minor Twitter Movement #Oct1st by E.M. Lunsford

The Puzzle Smothers a Montreal Refuge by Ray Mwareya

Feature on Cindy Lee Berryhill by Michelle Nati

The Big Red Button by Kelli Owen

The Life-Changing Impact of Seeing Yourself in Fiction: Representation for Muslims by Amra Pajalic

Who are the actual aliens in Roswell, New Mexico? by Sarah M. Vasquez

A Non-Suicide Note of an Obviously Non-Suicidal Coloured Girl when the Rainbow is Enuf by Mel Vee X

40 Below Love Poem by Mel Vee X

An Ode to the Radiant Black Woman I Saw On The Train by Mel Vee X

Uproot YYC: Uprooting Systemic Racism in the Arts, Centering Ourselves by Mel Vee X

Works by Bronzeville Family

From Reporter to Author and the High-Stakes Appeal of Crime Fiction: An Interview with Michael Connelly by Alverne Ball

The Poetry of Us: Hughes, Dunbar, DuBois and Peele by Brian Lindenmuth

Flashback Reviews: Indian Horse by Richard Wagamese and There There by Tommy Orange by Brian Lindenmuth

Sometimes, The Old Heads Knew What Was Up by Brian Lindenmuth

The Mis-education of a Suburban White Boy: How Reading Banned Books Helped Unfuck My Upbringing by Brian Lindenmuth

Reflections: The Chronology of Water by Renee Asher Pickup

Horror Reflections: The Dark Half by Renee Asher Pickup

The Sizzling Synopsis: The Easiest Thing You Should Ever Need to Write by Sandra Ruttan

Do #OwnVoices, ‘Write Your Truth’ and Concerns About Cultural Appropriation Mean Writers Are Limited to Writing What They Know? by Sandra Ruttan

Cultural Appropriation: Tomorrow’s Introduction and Today’s Confession by Sandra Ruttan

To Prologue or Not To Prologue by Sandra Ruttan

Increasing Your Odds of #PitMad Success by Sandra Ruttan

Tribute: In Memory of Sandra Seamans by Sandra Ruttan

Flashback Review: Secret of the Stars by Gitz Crazyboy by Sandra Ruttan

Flashback Review: Trail of Lightning by Rebecca Roanhorse by Sandra Ruttan

Review: A Mind Spread Out On The Ground by Alicia Elliott by Sandra Ruttan

Envisioned Writing by Sandra Ruttan

Compelling Characters by Sandra Ruttan

Original Concepts by Sandra Ruttan

Great Writing by Sandra Ruttan

Submission Guidelines by Sandra Ruttan

Reflections: John Wyndham’s The Chrysalids Remains as Timely as Ever in Today’s World by Sandra Ruttan

Unforgettable Stories by Sandra Ruttan

Flashback: Harrogate Chat With Simon Kernick, July 2005 by Sandra Ruttan

Popular Approval by Sandra Ruttan

We’re Closed by Sandra Ruttan

Flashback: A Journey Into the Mind of Allan Guthrie by Sandra Ruttan

Plot Analysis by Sandra Ruttan

Interview: Rusty Barnes – the editor, the writer, the man by Sandra Ruttan

Flashback: 20 Questions with H. Mel Malton by Sandra Ruttan

What Do You Publish? Embracing Diversity by Sandra Ruttan

How Do You Present Yourself? by Sandra Ruttan

Besotted: Melissa Duclos Chats About Her Latest Novel by Sandra Ruttan

Gettysburg Creature Feature Weekend by Sandra Ruttan

Movie Review: Tigers Are Not Afraid by Sandra Ruttan

Insights: An Interview with Kelli Owen about Wilted Lilies and her most recent book, Passages by Sandra Ruttan

Review: Passages by Kelli Owen by Sandra Ruttan

Review: House of Salt and Sorrows by Sandra Ruttan

Rigor Morbid by Sandra Ruttan

Review: Midnight in the Graveyard by Sandra Ruttan

Barbara Winkes on What Fostered Her Love of Reading and Mysteries by Sandra Ruttan

Barbara Winkes on the Critical Life Events that Shaped Her and Her Latest Release and Work in Progress by Sandra Ruttan

Friday’s Forgotten Books

The Bloomsday Dead by Adrian McKinty

Missing in Precinct Puerto Rico by Steven Torres by Sandra Ruttan

American Skin by Ken Bruen by Sandra Ruttan

Hard Man by Allan Guthrie by Sandra Ruttan

A Thousand Bones by PJ Parrish by Sandra Ruttan

Every Fear by Rick Mofina by Sandra Ruttan

Broken Skin by Stuart MacBride by Sandra Ruttan

Sob Story by Carol Anne Davis by Sandra Ruttan

Friday’s Forgotten Books, Banned Books Week Edition: The Hate U Give by Sandra Ruttan

Friday’s Forgotten Books: Wilted Lilies by Kelli Owen by Sandra Ruttan

Friday’s Forgotten Books: The Last Deep Breath by Tom Piccirilli by Sandra Ruttan