Monthly Archives: July 2013

(fictional) He is succeeded in reign by his only daughter, ascending to the throne as Queen Shulamit just days after her twentieth birthday

in memory of my father, who passed away in 2010. I asked Rachel to draw Shulamit in the same colors I was wearing at the time. Writing this book was in some ways my healing process. Today, the Kingdom of … Continue reading

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I have gorgeous fliers for my book! (part 1)

That kissing picture makes me so happy; it makes up for three decades of feeling a little bit left out of the Disney princess experience. Also, I love my slogan. šŸ˜› Available from Prizm BooksĀ andĀ Amazon KindleĀ as eBooks, andĀ in print pre-ordered … Continue reading

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The Second Mango by Shira Glassman is in final edits

My fantasy novel about a gay woman, a straight woman, and a dragon is scheduled for publication by Prizm Books on August 21. (Art preview by Erika Hammerschmidt and Jane Dominguez; the full version of this picture will debut that … Continue reading

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Gluten-free stew and I love you

In four weeks, I’ll be a published author and Shulamit and all of the rest of them will be more than just cute illustrations to you. This calls for a toast! Or possibly golden lentils. Characters by Shira Glassman, drawn … Continue reading

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Tropical cornucopia for our little lesbian princess

Two girls in love who got a little manic at the farmer’s market and bought more than they needed. But it’s fun to explore and try new foods! From right to left: mangosteen (which is different from mango), dragonfruit, papaya … Continue reading

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“I’ve got a basket of bitter sunsets.”

I only speak a little Hebrew, but the easiest sentence for me to say is “Ani ohevet ashkolit.” (I love grapefruit.)Ā I also love strong, confident women who are really good at their jobs and care about their fellow humans. I’m … Continue reading

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Princess Shulamit: “My dinner is trying to kill me?”

Gluten is the protein in wheat that holds pasta together. As a meat, chicken contains plenty of proteins of its own. Some people have digestive sensitivities that interfere with their digestion of one or more kinds of protein, leading to … Continue reading

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