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Episode Info: Today we have performance artist, author, poet, and professor Gabrielle Civil on the podcast to discuss the creative process, books that bite, overachieving Black girls, and books in translation. We spend time discussing Performance Memoir as a genre and we hear about Gabrielle’s books Swallow the Fish and Experiments in Joy. Purchase Gabrielle’s Books on IndieBound or Amazon. Everything we talk about on today’s episode can be found below in the show notes. The Stacks participates in affiliate programs, and shopping through the links below helps support the show, at no cost to you. Books Swallow the Fish by Gabrielle Civil Experiments in Joy by Gabrielle Civil Becoming by Michelle Obama (Audiobook) Thick by Tressie McMillan Cottom Old in Art Schoolby Nell Painter Rita Dove Rigoberto Gonzales Janet Mock I’m So Fine by Khadijah Queens Zetta Elliott Ntozake Shange Naomi Long Madgett When Fox is a Thousand by Larissa Lai Salt Fish Girl by Larissa Lai The Island of Eternal Love by Daina Chaviano Children of Blood and Bone by Tomi Adeyemi Children of Vengeance and Virtue by Tomi Adeyemi Black Leopard Red Wolf by Marlon James Nalo Hopkinson Tananarive Due Octavia E. Butler A Wish After Midnight by Zetta Elliot Kindred by Octavia E. Butler Harriet Jacobs Sphinx by Anne Garréta The Bridge of Beyond by Simon Schwarz-Bart Maud Martha by Gwendolyn Brooks My Name is Asher Lev by Chaim Potock Jane Eyre by Charlotte Bronte War and Peace by Leo Tolstoy A Brief History of Seven Killings by Marlon James Marcel Proust On the Come Up by Angie Thomas Color Theory edited by Maya Gomez and Vreni Michelini-Castillo No Archive Will Restore You by Julietta Singh So You Want to be a Wizard by Diane Duane Written on the Body by Jeannette Winterson Freshwater by Akwaeke Emezi Jhumpa Lahiri How to Complete and Survive A Doctoral Dissertation by David Sternberg My Body, The Buddhist by Deborah Hay English is Broken Here by Coco Fusco A Field Guide for Female Interrogators by Coco Fusco Out of Order, Out of Sight by Adrian Piper Dirty River by Leah Lakshmi Piepzna-Samarasinhai Care Work by Leah Lakshmi Piepzna-Samarasinhai If Beale Street Could Talk by James Baldwin Slow Holler Tarot Deck Modern Tarot by Michelle Tea The Creative Tarot by Jessa Crispin The Magicians by Lev Grossman Les Miserables by Victor Hugo Germinal by Emilé Zola Old Possum’s Book of Practical Cats by T. S. Elliott The Return of the Native by Thomas Hardy Madame Bouvary by Gustave Flaubert The Woman Lit by Fireflies by Jim Harrison Yes Means Yes by Jaclyn Friedman and Jessica Valenti Pinocchio by Carlo Collodi Dumbo by RH Disney Wild Beauty by Ntozake Shange The Elements of Style by William Strunken Jr. and E. B. White Everything Else Ask the Stacks— Join the Stacks Pack Jack Jones Literary Arts Us (Jordan Peele, 2019) Anna Martine Whitehead The Jam Handy The Accomplices Publishing Nightboat Press Coffee House Press Graywolf Press  Dorothy Project Dalkey Arc...
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