#ReadPOC October Challenge: Read More Nonfiction by Authors of Color!

This post is part of the Reading Writers of Color 2021 challenge hosted by Lonely Cryptid Media’s staff writer and editor, Dan Michael Fielding. We are nearing the homestretch of the Reading Writers of Color Challenge for 2021. Just three months remain! In addition to commenting about your reading this month, I’d love your feedback … More #ReadPOC October Challenge: Read More Nonfiction by Authors of Color!

Artist Spotlight: Finding Beauty in Unexpected Places With Denallie Moore

Denallie Moore is a multi-disciplinary artist from Wyoming and Alaska. She graduated with her BFA from the University of Wyoming in 2020 and she is currently working towards creating her own artistic identity. She is inspired by found objects, geology, and the many places she has had the opportunity to live. We sat down with … More Artist Spotlight: Finding Beauty in Unexpected Places With Denallie Moore

It’s Time to Read More Translated Books!

This post is part of the Reading Writers of Color 2021 challenge hosted by Lonely Cryptid Media’s staff writer and editor, Dan Michael Fielding. Why aren’t we reading translated books? According to Literary Hub in 2016 less than one percent of new books published in English had been translated from another language. Of those that … More It’s Time to Read More Translated Books!

The Powerful Short Stories of Nana Nkweti’s Walking on Cowrie Shells

This post is part of the Reading Writers of Color 2021 challenge hosted by Lonely Cryptid Media’s staff writer and editor, Dan Michael Fielding. I got to enter a public library a few weeks ago. It was bizarre, almost surreal, to be in a public place again after over a year stuck at home. I … More The Powerful Short Stories of Nana Nkweti’s Walking on Cowrie Shells

Celebrating Award Winning Authors for the Reading Writers of Color Challenge

This post is part of the Reading Writers of Color 2021 challenge hosted by Lonely Cryptid Media’s staff writer and editor, Dan Michael Fielding. In 2019 it had been five years since a woman had been awarded the Pulitzer Prize for Fiction. The Pulitzer’s statistics have been getting worse over the previous few decades, going … More Celebrating Award Winning Authors for the Reading Writers of Color Challenge