On December 23rd I concluded my last author event of 2015 for my biography MARIE EQUI: Radical Politics and Outlaw Passions. Kate Raphael, host of the KPFA Women’s Magazine “devoted to womanist/feminist perspectives on news and culture,” interviewed me for an upcoming broadcast on KPFA Radio 94.1 in Berkeley. It was the 27th event since September 10, 105 days earlier. It’s been a busy three months.
After ten years of research, writing, re-writes, editing, and production, I was excited and more than ready to take MARIE EQUI on the road, on the air, and online. I’ve had the opportunity for
One of the most frequent questions asked at my talks was “Why have we never heard of Marie Equi before?” Now, several thousand people have listened or read about Equi life’s in the first full-length biography of her long life.
A huge thanks to the many individuals and organizations that welcomed me, organized events, conducted interviews, and helped with the overall marketing. And a special toast to Dale Danley who helped make it all happen.
Coming up in 2016: book talks in new cities, radio interviews, cable TV appearances, special events, book trailers, journal articles, and a lecture at Harvard. And social media, of course. Others have urged Marie Equi: The Movie and MARIE EQUI: THE OPERA. Stay Tuned.
The Political Journey of Anita Whitney: California Social Worker, Suffragist, Socialist, and Communist Party Leader
(Author’s note: I recently wrote a book review of “Native Daughter -- Anita Whitney: The Story of Anita Whitney,” written by Al Richmond in 1942. I’m posting my review here as well).
New YouTube video features Dr. Marie Equi --- what she believed in and why she risked her livelihood and freedom to stand by it. View the video and then consider it a perfect holiday gift option. Available at your favorite bookstores and here: http://goo.gl/6JtBkF . Thanks to Kristin Tieche, editor, and judy b., voice over actor.
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