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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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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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Book release: “The Second Mango”, by Shira Glassman (feminist fantasy/adventure)

For months you’ve been hearing me talk about my novel “about a gay woman, a straight woman, and a dragon”. Well, now, here they are! The book is out! Queen Shulamit never expected to inherit the throne of the tropical … Continue reading

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Coming on August 21: “The Second Mango”, a new fantasy novel

It’s hard to find a girlfriend when you don’t know any other lesbians, so the young, nerdy Queen Shulamit hires the legendary warrior Rivka to take her around the kingdom on the back of her dragon in search of other … 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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