TRISTAN STRONG DESTROYS THE WORLD – Kwame Mbalia

In January of this year, I posted a review of Kwame Mbalia’s Tristan Strong Punches a Hole in the Sky.  In that review, I encouraged everyone to read the book and to it in little hands.  Representation matters, and the literary world needed (and still needs) that “nerdy, black kid from Chicago.”   In February,Continue reading “TRISTAN STRONG DESTROYS THE WORLD – Kwame Mbalia”

Kwame Mbalia – TRISTAN STRONG PUNCHES A HOLE IN THE SKY

The books that have written themselves on my skin and in my heart are far too many to name in this space. The point is books matter. Stories matter. When I read about Kwame Mbalia’s TRISTAN STRONG PUNCHES A HOLE IN THE SKY, my pulse quickened because I was excited. When I read the book’sContinue reading “Kwame Mbalia – TRISTAN STRONG PUNCHES A HOLE IN THE SKY”