Goodbye Varnette Honeywood Links

  • 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.
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    Author of SILVER SPARROW, LEAVING ATLANTA, and THE UNTELLING.
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    3 Responses to Goodbye Varnette Honeywood Links

    1. Now I’m sad because I want to read The Hairdresser of Harare and it’s not available in the states :-(

    2. twitter.com/Reads4Pleasure says:

      Now I’m sad because I want to read The Hairdresser of Harare and it’s not available in the states :-(

    3. Roz Morris says:

      Hi Tayari! Thanks for mentioning my post – and for finding the rest of these treasures! I’ve been enjoying your series on SheWrites. Roz