I’m new at all this, and since I work fulltime as well as write, sometimes I don’t get out as much as I’d like, to check out what’s been going on in the world of writing and publishing, and how others are making a difference. But I wanted to note the double duty many African American writers have opted for (reviewing and writing, or reviewing and interviewing) and also to post sites that review multicultural or interracial romance.
Author Theodora Taylor is a writer/reviewer. Her site is here, and I’ll also list it in my sidebar:
http://irbookreviews.com/ Theodora Taylor
Dear Author is a site that periodically reviews IR books.
The link to the site is also on the Blog sidebar.
Here’s the statement listed on their blog:
Love in the Margins is a group romance blog trying to hit on the love stories that represent us all. We welcome discussion and criticism as we read through the stories of those whose lives don’t fit into the neat and tidy box labeled “default.”
A few other sites I’ve recently come across are:
IRMC Books which stands for Interracial and Multicultural Books
The site lists new releases and also posts excerpts from IR and MC books
In Nigeria, Queens of Africa steal a march on Barbie
By Angela Ukomadu and Tim Cocks
Reuters) – With a booming economy in Nigeria and more black children than anywhere else in the world, Taofick Okoya was dismayed some years ago when he couldn’t find a black doll for his niece. . .
Read the full article here: