I received this book as a gift for my birthday from my best friend, Kate. She and I are fierce feminists who often discuss our favorite Netflix show between diatribes against the patriarchy. She is also fat, and proudly so. I often reference her as such, like “Yeah, my best friend is fat, and she … More Book Review: You Have the Right to Remain Fat by Virgie Tovar
This year has not been a year for the creative. Between the the dumpster fire that is the political landscape, finishing renovations on a house, and preparing for my wedding, it’s been chaos and craziness all year. I wish I could say I was at least able to write in the downtime, but that is … More Catching Up & Falling Back
Oh my Goddess, have I been away. That hiatus was entirely unplanned and way longer than it should have been. To make a long year short, my beau and I moved into my parents’ house a year ago while we made renovations on his mother’s home, which is now ours. It required a full gutting … More The End of Winter
Residing the second floor of Gallery5 is Richmond’s Independent Zine Library, a space dedicated to the radical, the nonsensical, the weird, and those who stand up and say “NO!.” Read more here
My newest article for GayRVA Magazine. “Equality Virginia is holding their annual Day of Action, an event for LGBTQ and ally constituents to meet with legislators and discuss bills that affect the LGBT community. The day involves meeting with legislators, workshops led by fellow activists and top attorneys, and a legislative reception, in which the … More From national protests to grassroots activism, EV’s Day of Action connects local LGBTW advocates and citizens with legislators on 2/7
My newest article for RVA Magazine about the Women’s March and the next steps for the activists I spoke with. Check it out!
I’m applying to be an intern at RVA Mag, a super cool publication about arts and community in Richmond.Admittedly, I’m probably the only one that isn’t in college (and hasn’t been for awhile) but they said that wasn’t a requirement. I’ve been floundering for awhile as far as future-type things. Unsure if I’m stagnating or … More The Intern
I got almost no sleep last night. And now, I’m not sure if I’ll sleep well for four years. It’s not anger that keeps me awake (not that I’m not angry because I’m furious). It’s fear. I’m shaken by terror when I think about the targets painted on my back and on those I love. … More night terrors
So, I’ve finally committed. I’m going to get this goddamn novel published. I set it on the back burner, tidied it up, sent it off to a beta reader, tidied it up some more, and now it is officially ready to get out there and meet some agents. I’ve already sent it out to the … More 100 Rejections
So I’ve decided to start an advice column (because what else is a Slytherin with ADHD going to do?). It’s called The Fangirl’s Guide to Adulting and I’ve already got my first question! If any of you lovelies are interested, you should check it out here.