Guilt in our Pockets: Poems from South India

by Danielle Champiet-Coronado   Braving the winter chill and the rain, I found a friendly face waiting in the Starbucks cafĂ© at Barnes and Noble. It was Tuesday, the last Tuesday, and soon poets and poetry lovers would be gathering for the open mic session that evening. Fortune favors the bold and it certainly did! […]

Isaiah Washington Speaks Again

By Danielle Champiet-Coronado Expanding on the deep and extremely personal stories that he shared in his hugely successful book, A Man From Another Land, Isaiah Washington goes even deeper in his podcast series, Isaiah Washington Speaks Again. In his jovial and entertaining way, Mr. Washington presents new events from his life and travels while mixing […]

The Fight For Equality

By Danielle Champiet-Coronado  As thqe sun concluded its brilliant light show and bid good-night with a dazzling array of stars, literature lovers amassed to the Barnes & Noble in Vancouver for the open mic Poetry Group. The reading was of two of the most poignant books in the gender equality movement; Veils, Halos and Shackles and Raising […]