Monthly Archives: November 2013

Your flame lights mine (queer female couple celebrating Chanukah)

Happy Chanukah from Shulamit and Aviva, and from their creator, Shira Glassman. (Characters are from The Second Mango, a fantasy novel with an all-Jewish cast, drawn here by Ceili Braidwood and inked by Jane Dominguez.) 11/29/2013 only: get 25% off the … Continue reading

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Well, that’s one way to light the shamash!

Happy Chanukah from Rivka and her dragon, and from their creator, Shira Glassman. Characters from The Second Mango, a fantasy novel from Prizm Books with an all-Jewish cast, drawn by Erika Hammerschmidt

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Feet in the water on a hot day

Cillaid has drawn this adorable “cheeb” (as she calls them) of Shulamit and Aviva, the queer female couple from The Second Mango.  Shulamit is the princess (well, queen by the time the book begins, but there’s backstory) who’s got multiple food … Continue reading

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Show and tell

Rivka showing Queen Shulamit the inscription on her sword, which used to be Isaac’s spare. Shulamit, ever the intellectual, carefully studies the foreign text trying to make out the words for herself. Artwork by Rebecca Schauer. Keep it for now. … Continue reading

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Mighty One

When he first agreed to teach this bold young woman how to swordfight, he didn’t know she was going to get so good that he’d fall in love with the hero she became. Rivka and Isaac from The Second Mango by Shira … Continue reading

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Queer women daydreaming together

Shulamit and Aviva from The Second Mango by Shira Glassman; also available on Amazon. Artwork commission drawn by Jeanine Sybico. It’s important to me that we in same sex relationships get to see ourselves represented not only sensually or sexually but … Continue reading

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Climbing the Date Palm: the Mango sequel coming out summer 2014!

I’d already written a sequel to The Second Mango before I shopped it around to publishers, so after its release, I sent it over. The title is Climbing the Date Palm and while it centers on our friends from the … Continue reading

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