Mysterious Goings On

Every week, we take on the mysteries of creativity, writing, and more. Listen in and find out why Mysterious Goings On with J. Alexander Greenwood is a favorite show for top-selling authors, leading creative thinkers, and people making a difference in our society. Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/j-alexander-greenwood/support

https://mgopod.com/

subscribe
share





episode 8: Summoning Black History in a Mystery with Victoria Bond


The parallels between the recent unfettered violence loosed upon our nation’s capital by many identifying as white supremacists and the uncountable atrocities historically committed against Black Americans are inescapable. Nor should they be. To explore this moment in American life, Alex welcomes Professor Victoria Bond.

John Steptoe/Coretta Scott King Award winner Victoria Bond is back with the final book in the Zora & Me trilogy, Zora & Me: The Summoner. In this fictionalized account of the childhood of American author and anthropologist Zora Neale Hurston, the Zora and Me Trilogy are mysteries that explore the wonders of childhood and the horrors of coming of age in the Jim Crow South. Join us for a conversation about the origins of the series. Bond's take on current events, why many Black Americans are wary of Covid-19 vaccine, and her approach to writing with a partner.

Learn more at VictoriaBondAuthor.com. Buy the book here.

Get the T-Shirt!

Get the Tee for when you're into your own mysterious goings on...click here!

Help keep Mysterious Goings On, going on. Become a supporter!

For just $1.99 a month, you can help keep MGO in production, bringing you the interviews, news, monologues, and more we have offered since 2016.

Supporting is easy! Just visit our website homepage, scroll down, and use our secure links to contribute via Paypal or debit card.

Buy Alex Greenwood's books on Amazon.com. Follow and review Alex on Goodreads here.

Be sure to check out Alex's public relations show, PR After Hours, available wherever you get your podcasts, and on AnchorFM.

Original theme music "Mysterious Goings On" by Jamie Green. Want your own cool score for your podcast or website? Contact Jamie at Greenhouse Consulting. Check out Jamie's interview on the show here.

This episode of the Mysterious Goings On Podcast was recorded and mixed at Green Shebeen Studios in beautiful Kansas City, Missouri. Copyright 2021, all rights reserved. No reproduction, excerpting, or other use without written permission. As an Amazon Associate, we earn a small commission on some of our Amazon links.

--- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/app --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/j-alexander-greenwood/message Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/j-alexander-greenwood/support


share







 2021-02-18  41m