Thanks for the awesome writeup, Alex! As someone who never made the school paper when he was in high school, this made me smile.
RP on Biography.com!
Biography.com has a guest piece today by yours truly, with brief blurbs about several of the women covered on this site and in the book.
RP featured in Co.Create!
Co.Create did a followup piece on RP, and it's pretty great.
Muslimah Media Watch's article on Rejected (Muslim) Princesses
This is a very sweet writeup of Rejected Princesses from a Muslim perspective. The writer, Sya Taha, picked up on little bit of nuance I tried to sprinkle throughout the entries (such as Naziq al-Abid's anti-veil depiction not being a sweeping anti-veil statement), for which I am thankful.
After an interview with NPR’s All Things Considered, I thought it best to post a followup.
RP on Geek Girl Riot!
I talk with the women of the Geek Girl Riot podcast about RP. Mostly. The conversation wends all over to many a nerdy topic.
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