Author: Léonicka

Not My President

Cover of Parable of the Sower

My President is Black. Still. Last year one of my goals was to visit DC for the first time. The plan was to spend a week there for my birthday so I’d see it before Obama left. But then I…

2016 Reading Year in Review

cover of When Morning Comes by Arushi Raina

2016 will probably forever be remembered as The Worst, but at least I read great books? It’s been a while since I stopped setting specific reading goals. Now I just try to branch out in new areas. Here’s how 2016…

Worst Case Scenario

This week I made a contingency plan in case the biggest names in CanLit turned on me. It was mostly just a thought exercise. When fear threatens to paralyze me, I imagine the worst possible outcome, prepare for it, then do…