Episode 31: Indigenous Authors, LGBTQIA & Grief

Jessica, Cheryl and Mari talk Indigenous authors, LGBTQIA picks, and grief—but the underlying thread to their selections may be the uniqueness of each of the titles.

Mari’s Picks:

King and the Dragonflies by Kacen Callender

Apple: Skin to the Core by Eric Gansworth

Rural Voices: 15 Authors Challenge Assumptions About Small-Town America ed by Nora Shalaway Carpenter

The Invisible String by Patrice Karst

Where Do They Go? By Julia Alavarez

The Forever Sky by Thomas Peacock

The Ship We Built by Lexie Bean


Cheryl’s Picks:

The Mason House: A Memoir by T. Marie Bertineau

When the Light of the World Was Subdued, Our Songs Came Through:  A Native Anthology of Native Nations Poetry by Ed. Joy Harjo with Leanne Howe, Jenifer Elise Foerster

When the World Feels Like a Scary Place:  Essential Conversations for Anxious Parents & Worried Kids by Abigail Gewirtz, PhD

Skysisters by Jan Bordeau Waboose

How to Write One Song by Jeff Tweedy


Jessica’s Picks:

In addition to The Mason House mentioned above.

I Have Something to Tell You by Chasten Buttigieg

The Four Profound Weaves by R. B. Lemberg

Before the Coffee Gets Cold by Toshikazu Kawaguchi