Nikky Finney’s 2011 NBA Speech

Today’s Author Friday video: Nikky Finney’s acceptance speech from last year’s National Book Awards ceremony. I know it made the rounds all over the place last November, but it’s so amazing that I just felt like hearing it again. The speech starts at about 4:45. You can get a transcript of the speech here viaContinue reading “Nikky Finney’s 2011 NBA Speech”

A Profile on Ana Castillo

I haven’t posted an Author Friday interview in ages, and coming across this profile on Ana Castillo was a perfect reminder that I should start posting these videos more regularly. Ana Castillo is a much-loved Chicana feminist writer and was one of the many authors to be banned in Tucson, Arizona in January. I’ve neverContinue reading “A Profile on Ana Castillo”