November 26, 2016

I thought my daughter was going to live the first nine years of her life with a president that would inspire her.  I felt so lucky that the first president she knew—the president that taught her what the word “president” means—was Barack Obama.  Imagine the power of gr...

November 14, 2016

Writer's note: I have had plenty of people ask me about this book over the years, so here’s a piece I wrote on it back when it was flying off the shelves.  Would love to know what folks thought of this book!

Everyone is talking about Little Bee. Reviewers love it. It is...

My daughter’s name, Evalaine, was conceived well before she was.  Borne out of my desire to honor the past and press into the future, this portmanteau came to me during a bout of dreaming during one miscarriage or another. 

 

For Ev did not come easily, just as life...

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