GLORIOUS by Bernice McFadden

Glorious is like nothing else I’ve ever read. And I read a lot. Author Bernice McFadden uses sparse language yet still manages to create searing images for the reader. The book opens with the young heroine Easter witnessing a brutal lynching in post -Reconstruction South. This becomes the jumping off point for Easter’s nomadic trek through…

Why CROSSROADS is great — and why you should go

About this time last year I received a postcard in the mail that looked like this.  I’d kinda been stalking Crossroads for a couple of years (sorry, about those creepy collage letters, guys), but I hadn’t made the plunge to actually attend.  I live about 3 hours away, so the drive isn’t bad but it…