Goodbye Varnette Honeywood Links Posted on September 16, 2010 by TayariJonesSeptember 16, 2010 The Caregiver by Varnette Honeywood Originally uploaded by sherealcool RIP, Varnette Honeywood, beautiful artist, Spelman sister, citizen of my world, citizen of THE world. Help making the transition from journalism to fiction. The Hairdresser of Harare, a popular novel about homosexuality in Zimbabwe. Eduardo hipped me to this cool residency on the shore of the Baltic sea. I’m hoping to be on book tour this summer, but I want to go in 2012. Steve Almond on the VQR tragedy. Renee posts one of my favorite Lucille Clifton poems. If you didn’t catch Terry Mac when she came to your town, here is a video of her reading from Getting to Happy. Shelley’s excellent review of Warmth of Other Suns. Unconscious gender bias– this freaked me out. How to write less badly. (Hey, you gotta start somewhere.) Helpful hints for writing dialogue. Alice Walker on the segregation in bookselling.