Recent Episodes

Reading The Novels of Jessie Redmon Fauset

Jessie Redmon Fauset is a major figure from the Harlem Renaissance who has not received the attention she deserves. As an editor, poet, essayist, novelist, and educator, Fauset made major contributions to the world of literature and the development of the writers in the Harlem Renaissance. Several of my bookish friends join me to read and discuss Fauset's novel. If you want to learn more about Jessie Redmon Fauset, I encourage you to listen to this episode of Into America Podcast where Dr. Julia S. Charles and author Morgan Jerkins discuss the life and impact of Jessie Redmon Fauset.

Marci and Ako from The Colored Pages Book Club joined me to discuss Fauset's first novel. This book sparked a very lively discussion.

Alicia from The Pretty Brown Eye Reader YouTube Channel brings very insightful thoughts for our discussion of “Plum Bun”.

Dani and Mollie from the Black Chick Lit podcast join me to discuss Jessie Redmon Fauset's third novel,
“The Chinaberry Tree”.

Tonia Ransom from the NightLight podcast joined me to discuss “Comedy: American Style”. Jessie Fauset's fourth nove.