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The Monstrosity

On Rory: It was the humming that got her.  The spontaneous eruptions at the grocery store when Rory was in line with her lethal favorites, a bottle of Jack Beam and a can of creamed corn.  The floating slips of … Continue reading

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Rock ‘N’ Roll Heretic: The Life and Times of Rory Tharpe

“Those white boys on the major labels would never give an inch to a Negro woman playing race music.” It’s the late 1970s, and ex-Pentecostal Black female electric guitarist Rory Tharpe navigates the cutthroat world of corporate rock, dive bars … Continue reading

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White Nights, Black Paradise film: Casting Multi-generational Black Actresses

We’re currently casting for a short film treatment of White Nights, Black Paradise in the L.A. area, looking for diverse Black women 30s-60s, queer, trans, straight  (and a few white folk): Abbreviated CAST Taryn Strayer, an African American accountant in her … Continue reading

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White Nights, Black Paradise: The Players

Who is this novel about? If you’re of a certain age, you probably remember the horror of seeing pictures of the 900 plus dead bodies of Peoples Temple church members, the majority of them African American, in Jonestown, Guyana in … Continue reading

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White Nights, Black Paradise book trailer

Due November 2015

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Now Available from Infidel Books

“So much conversation regarding atheism and humanism gains no traction, and does little to push beyond areas of comfort and well worn arguments. Sikivu Hutchinson’s work offers an important corrective to this. With clear and sharp insights, Hutchinson pushes readers … Continue reading

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The Ghost

By Sikivu Hutchinson (from White Nights, Black Paradise) The night watchwoman does not drink coffee. She never pees. Never leaves her post for a smoke break, a phone call, a fart in the subzero weather that’s kicked in the teeth … Continue reading

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