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Roses on cleavage and lace-wearing kittens, these are a few of my favorite things

Out on Good Behavior is the story of how a life-embracing, blue-haired art student with roses tattooed on her cleavage and piercings you can’t see in class falls, hard, for her best friend’s cute blonde roommate, a sweet girl who doesn’t drink … Continue reading

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Climbing the Date Palm is now available in paperback

Climbing the Date Palm is out in paperback on Amazon, finally. or if you are so inclined, you can also get it from Wild Iris Books, our local feminist bookstore/LGBTQ+ safe space. Aviva was not surprised, only annoyed, when a strange … Continue reading

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Aviva and Shulamit

  January 11 and 12 only, get The Second Mango, a fun, feminist fairy tale with a friendly dragon, a warrior woman, and love between ladies, on eBook for only $4.79. Use the coupon code COZY on the publisher’s website. The … Continue reading

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Family of choice

Family of choice is very important to the themes in The Second Mango and its sequels. I wanted to celebrate the many types of love that make family–birth relatives, romantic love, in-laws, stepfamily, and those friends who become family because … Continue reading

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Win a free eBook!

Click here to read a short guest post about my queer feminist fantasy novel The Second Mango, and also an excerpt from the end of chapter three that hasn’t been posted online yet. In The Second Mango, my fantasy novel recently published by Prizm … Continue reading

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I love you but I’m sleepy

Queen Shulamit and her sweetheart/personal chef Aviva from The Second Mango by Shira Glassman, as drawn by Erin Ptah. Erin Ptah, available on deviantArt, is one of the most talented artists in fandom and the creator of the webcomic But I’m … Continue reading

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Wild Iris Books is temporarily sold out of “The Second Mango”

…and what’s more, I sold one of my extras out of the backseat of my car with the help of the buyer’s smartphone and Wild Iris’s website, so they’ve already sold one of the next batch due in! Put one … Continue reading

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My experiences with bi erasure, and some fun stuff about the sensual parts of The Second Mango

I spent nearly a decade in fandom hearing the anti-slash crowd try to point out, “But how can those two men be a couple? Look how much [one of them] liked women!” And they said it again and again, because … Continue reading

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Pre-order the printed/paperback version of The Second Mango from Wild Iris Books

Wild Iris Books is Florida’s only feminist bookstore. They’re more than just a place to buy books and bumper stickers (“Girls just want to have fundamental human rights!”) — they’re an important and supportive safe space for the community. You … Continue reading

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