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 featured in Co.Create!
Co.Create did a followup piece on RP, and it's pretty great.
Speaking at The F Word!
If you're in LA, I'll be speaking at this cool event on November 19. You can come, if you'd like!
RP in Catch News!
Catch News recently did an interview about RP. Give it a read, why not?
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.
Gulf News article - "The Animator of Princesses With Substance"
Suparna Dutt at Gulf News did an incredibly flattering writeup of RP -- best part for me is when she described the writing style as "reckless" and "American."
When famine hit Jeju island, where she'd been exiled since birth, this prostitute-turned-businesswoman spent her fortune to feed everyone.
Juana Azurduy de Padilla
This revolutionary (and mother of five) should have been the namesake of Bolivia - and that's the opinion of Simon Bolivar, the actual namesake of Bolivia!
Mexico's infamous "weeping ghost" has many incarnations: a jilted widow, a slave princess, a milk addict, a coffee bag, and a pair of panties.
Labotsibeni Gwamile LaMdluli
When her husband inadvertently sold the country to colonial forces, this queen spent the rest of her life getting it back.
Chaste and virtuous woman spends life assuming she's better than her more sex-positive neighbor, and for this haughtiness becomes in…