Peta Jinnath Andersen is an expat Australian half-Indian woman with a Catholic mother, Muslim father, Atheist husband and undeclared baby. When not writing, she's busy feeding her four addictions--books, chocolate, Daleks, & baby tickling. Find her on the web at *Insert Literary Blog Name Here*, follow her on Twitter, or email her at [email protected]
From the Fringe of Islam: An Interview with Michael Muhammad Knight | 17 Apr 2011 // 5:00 PM
Famous amongst orphaned Muslims -- teens and adults trying to find a place in a religion known for stringency -- Knight’s first book, The Taqwacores straddles the line between manifesto and coming of age novel.
'Being Human: Season Two' Is Darker, Slower -- and Worth Watching | 20 Sep 2010 // 5:00 PM
A rather welcome post-Buffy, anti-Twilight sense pervades this show, and there are strong parallels between Annie and True Blood’s Sookie Stackhouse.
Diana Peterfreund Talks with PopMatters About Bitch Media's Top 100 Feminist YA List Debacle | 8 Feb 2011 // 12:00 AM
" [Elizabeth] Scott's book is an intense read, but it reflects the horrifying reality that abducted women face... I remember thinking when I first saw [these titles on the list] that they must have been included because the issues they dealt with were important women's issues and thus of particular interest to the feminist reader."
Scott Westerfeld Talks with PopMatters About Bitch Media's Top 100 Feminist YA List Debacle | 7 Feb 2011 // 1:00 AM
Is a book removed from a list comparable to a book removed from a library shelf? This and other concerns are raised in this discussion about Bitch Media's removal of three YA novels from its published 'Best of' list.