Eight Queer and Trans Graphic Novels by Authors of Color Both Beautifully Illustrated and Brilliantly Written

The Reading Writers of Color Challenge is hosted by Dan Michael Fielding. The following recommendations were compiled with assistance from April Autumn, Lonely Cryptid Media’s lead artist. Throughout running this challenge I have fielded many questions about whether or not reading a given thing “counts” as completing a prompt for the challenge. Many people have … More Eight Queer and Trans Graphic Novels by Authors of Color Both Beautifully Illustrated and Brilliantly Written

A Guide to Finding Books by Queer and Trans Authors of Color (+Four Books to Get You Started)

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. The Reading Writers of Color Challenge continues with April’s prompt: A book by a queer or trans author. As a queer person this is one of the prompts I am most … More A Guide to Finding Books by Queer and Trans Authors of Color (+Four Books to Get You Started)

Nine Works of Fiction By Authors of Color to Expand Your Reading List

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’re approaching March, when we will be reading a work of fiction by a writer of color. I wanted to share with you some of my favorite works of fiction by … More Nine Works of Fiction By Authors of Color to Expand Your Reading List

Book Review: A Tale for the Time Being by Ruth Ozeki

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. “Hi! My name is Nao and I am a time being.” The story begins in Japan, as a young girl named Naoko Yasutani sits in a French maid café writing in … More Book Review: A Tale for the Time Being by Ruth Ozeki

50 Books by Scientists of Color to Read for #ReadPOC2021

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. This is a long list with quite a bit of discussion preceding it. Before I begin, here are my top three books that I think are most important to read. If … More 50 Books by Scientists of Color to Read for #ReadPOC2021