I can tell he knows exactly what kind of trouble I like. ...more
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Angie Cruz discusses her newest novel, DOMINICANA.
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Yaffa S. Santos discusses her debut novel, A TASTE OF SAGE.
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I was convinced it was impossible for me not to be a writer, but to be a writer who was a woman—because I was a transwoman, and for most of my life I did not meet or see anyone like myself, anyone who lived in silent agony at the knowledge that one’s true self lived […]