You can find RP in this month’s Cosmopolitan! We’re just to the right of John Legend’s buttcheeks. #blessed
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.
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!
My Ignite SF talk!
My Ignite SF talk is online! 5 minutes long, lots of swearing. :)
RP on Stuff You Missed in History Class!
Yours truly guest stars on the Stuff You Missed in History Class podcast to talk about Rejected Princesses, historical women, and historicity.
Artgasm: Rejected Princesses and Tough Mothers with Jason Porath
I went *deep* on this podcast with my friend Allison Moon. I think it turned out pretty great.
The illegitimate daughter of a minor noble, after losing her husband, she became one of the most powerful and fierce women in Italy - commanding troops, insulting Machiavelli, and fighting Cesare Borgia with unmatched ferocity.
Trung Trac and Trung Nhi
Sisters who led an army on elephant-back to overthrow oppressive Chinese rule and establish a short-lived Vietnamese kingdom.
Possibly the most cartoonishly evil woman to have ever existed, this Merovingian queen was an endless source of assassination attempts - including, on one memorable occasion, her own young daughter.
Once upon a time, there was a lesbian Wild West abortion doctor. She once horsewhipped a guy in the face and was tossed in San Quentin Prison for sedition. To the surprise of no one, she lived in Portland.
3rd century Rome had a major woman problem. Her name was Zenobia, and she took over a huge chunk of their empire in her brief and tumultuous career as rebel queen.