As a film critic, I often lament that every winter theaters are inundated with biopics about white men overcoming adversity. These prestige flicks are prime Oscar bait, and the reason many know the stories of kings, dictators, presidents and male…
Rejected Princesses makes Upworthy!
Completing the trifecta of Huffington Post, Buzzfeed, and Upworthy: RP made the Internet's Triple Crown!
Interview with BYU Radio's The Apple Seed
BYU Radio's "The Apple Seed: Tellers and Stories" devoted an entire episode to Rejected Princesses--part of it is an interview with me, and the rest has professional storytellers telling the tales of some women featured on this site.
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 in Argentina!
A reader alerted us to RP making the news in Argentina!
RP in Cosmopolitan!
Cosmopolitan included a brief shout-out to RP in this month's issue!
This brutal sovereign's reign saw her outlaw clapping, pioneer death by feet-kissing, and design giant weaponized scissors - but are we only getting one side of the story...?
Joined her sister Hortense Mancini in escaping from an equally abusive marriage, making headlines (and trouble) all across Europe in…
This single mom developed the field of Mexican archaeology, while fiercely protecting it from the sleazy and opportunistic.
With a dead husband and a hostile foreign country on her hands, this Indian queen did the unthinkable - turned her loyal servants into some of the first suicide bombers in recorded history.
Nia Ngao Zhua Pa
This Hmong morality tale shows how to be a good person, but it certainly takes some twists getting there.