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Read it Forward

Read it Forward

Read it Forward is an online community and literary lifestyle magazine produced by Penguin Random House. As a contributing writer from 2016-2020, I wrote and published essays, articles, and book reviews.

Honjok and the radical act of reading alone

How YOLO culture is transforming a new generation of South Koreans

Jolabokaflod

Embrace Iceland's “Yule Book Flood” this season

Rise up and read

Join #ProjectReadathon and stand up for communities in need


Silent Book Club Blog

On the Silent Book Club blog, we share reading recommendations, literary lifestyle posts, book reviews, and promotions. We've hosted author interviews and rallied our community around social justice issues. We also invite guest authors and local organizers to share their experiences with our readers.

One year into the pandemic, just keep reading

The state of Black publishing in America, 2020

So you've started a Silent Book Club. Now what?


Libro.fm

As an avid reader and supporter of independent bookstores, I've worked with Libro.fm, an audiobook distributor and social purpose corporation, to increase access to books in all formats. Silent Book Club has partnered with Libro.fm on fundraising initiatives to raise money for local bookstores, and I have contributed articles (and listicles) to their blog.