Essay in On Bodies anthology out now

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My essay in On Bodies, the latest anthology from 3 of Cups Press, is out now.

Featuring essays, poetry and prose, the anthology focuses on the relationships people have with their bodies. My essay ‘On Touch: The Desexualisation of Black Women’s Bodies’ focuses on the feeling of disconnection from sexuality and its connection with race and beauty.

You can order the anthology here.

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Essays to feature in Women Who Rock, out Oct 2018

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I’m happy to announce a selection of my essays will be featured in the upcoming music anthology Women Who Rock, edited by Evelyn McDonnell.

Published by Black Dog & Leventhal publishers, the book is a celebration of 106 musical artists covering a wide range of genres, showcasing the importance of women in music. Each essay includes a full colour illustration of the musical artist or group.

I wrote about Amy Winehouse, Aaliyah, Dusty Springfield, Erykah Badu, ESG, Poly Styrene, Ronnie Spector and Sister Rosetta Tharpe.

To pre-order the book or read more about it please visit Hachette Book Group.

New essay to feature in new anthology On Bodies

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I’m happy to announce that I will be featured in the upcoming anthology from 3 of Cups Press, called On Bodies.

Featuring essays, poetry and prose, the anthology focuses on the relationships people have with their bodies. My essay focuses on the feeling of disconnection and desexualisation, and its connection with race.

On Bodies is currently crowdfunding to ensure they can put out this issue. If you have anything money to spare or want to pre-order the paperback or e-book version donate to the Kickstarter campaign.