Thanks for the awesome writeup, Alex! As someone who never made the school paper when he was in high school, this made me smile.
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."
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 high school newspaper!
An RP reader in high school did a writeup of the project for her school newspaper. Rad!
RP on Ask Me Another!
NPR's puzzle / trivia / humor podcast Ask Me Another had me on for their Meet The Expert section. I even hosted a game of "Two Truths and a Lie, Rejected Princesses Edition"!
RP on Refinery29!
Refinery29's piece on the RP book reveals the illustrations for several of the book-only entries, including by far the most elaborate one of all.
Madam C.J. Walker
America's ostensible first female self-made millionaire was a black beauty magnate who did it all for her daughter.
Viking princess who decided she'd rather be a pirate than get married.
To warn against the incoming British, this teen girl staged her own midnight ride - far longer and more dangerous…
When her rebel husband was imprisoned, she continued the movement - by holding a castle under siege for three long, lonely years.
Sex worker who became empress of the Byzantine Empire, and used her political power to safeguard her interests, and her…