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Tales of Our Sisters


Exploring the art within numerous forms of storytelling from the worlds lived and told by Black women storytellers.

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6. When Is It Rest, And When Is It Fear?

Jul 14 • 33:27

I've been away for a bit too long. And some may say I needed the break, while others (myself) knows any longer, and I might have quit. And while I advocate for quitting, I also stan for pushing through. Discernment is the key. And if you're not confident, confused, and unsure of which is which, a productive rest may be necessary....

5. Will You Hold The Weight of Your Work?

May 12 • 26:58

Work pulled me away, but it also brought me back. It's a beautiful thing that's been abused and soiled down, misunderstood, and seen as the enemy. But what if it's our relationship with work that's stopping us from doing it? What if work ain't so bad? What if we made peace with the truth, that we can run but we can't hide from the duties our purpose begs us to perform? Wha...

4. Permission to Obsess And Dream And Create And And And—

Mar 17 • 30:07

Okay, so... someone you look up to has granted you the permission to be your weird, romantic, dark, twisted self from the art they so shamelessly make and the baton they've passed. You're beside yourself. You're bashful from their audacity, and judging from the tingles shooting up your spine, you're inspired af. "I can MAKE what I want! But... can I? What about this? Well,...

3. Words With Friends: Yasmina Price & Interiority

Mar 3 • 01:17:38

On today's episode, I introduce to you the podcast's new segment, Words With Friends, where I sit down and have a conversation with a Black woman storyteller about their art, their lives, their obsessions, and their techniques....

2. The Myth of Our Characters, a Kathleen Collins Masterclass

Feb 17 • 01:00:48

“I am interested in how human beings evolve; a consciousness that is true to who they are in HERE. In the center of their being. I am interested in telling stories that give pleasure to the psyche.” —Kathleen Collins...

1. Expression Is Our Birthright

Feb 3 • 31:03

In our very first episode, we start our conversation on the ways we withhold our right to expression, particularly through our stories. Inspired by an essay written by Stephanie Fields, who theorizes how time hasn't always been kind to Black women storytellers of our past, I break down the truth of this thought, highlighting our greats and how they were not afforded the su...


Jan 31 • 02:58

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