Thanks for the awesome writeup, Alex! As someone who never made the school paper when he was in high school, this made me smile.
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.
Co.Create covers the RP book!
Co.Create (a division of FastCompany) covered the RP book with an interview where they ask me my thoughts on the election.
Stuff You Missed in History Class covers Tough Mothers!
Recording this episode of @missedinhistory was so so much fun! I hope you all enjoy it! :D
My Ignite SF talk!
My Ignite SF talk is online! 5 minutes long, lots of swearing. :)
RP on You & Me This Morning!
I talk with the women of You and Me This Morning about Rejected Princesses. There is also a dog.
When a firebreathing shapeshifting hippo menaced her people, this shaman faced it down in a magic battle - and then hurled it into space.
This amateur dancer escaped a life of abuse by pretending to be an Indonesian princess - and eventually became a victim of the maniacal world of espionage.
When her father died, leaving her lower-class family in debt, this indomitable woman worked tirelessly and became one of history's greatest fossil collectors.
When a neighboring tribe threatened the Yoruba, this queen went undercover as a spy to find their weakness.
When an unrequited admirer began threatening her, this early fresco painter became one of history's first warrior artists.