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In Aviva’s kitchen

Queen Shulamit fell in love with Aviva, the cook who figured out how to safely navigate her multiple food allergies. Now Aviva’s kitchen house is gluten-free, chicken-free, and judgment-free; the ultimate Safe Space, just like Aviva’s arms. (Characters from The … Continue reading

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When Gluten Attacks!

Queen Shulamit is gluten-intolerant, which is why she fell in love with the palace cook. Never fear, Queenling — Aviva will save you from the evil bread-monster! (Characters are from the queer YA fantasy novel The Second Mango and were drawn here by … Continue reading

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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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I’m interested in hearing from women

…who feel that sexism has contributed to their food allergies being dismissed, mocked, assumed to be a ploy for attention, hypochondria, or in any other way treated with unwarranted skepticism. This is in relation to my novel The Second Mango, … Continue reading

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