Monthly Archives: September 2014

Read For Pleasure’s review of “Into The Go-Slow”

Lit site Read For Pleasure had some wonderful things to say about the book.  Here’s a quote: From Detroit to Nigeria, Davis takes readers on a sometimes painful, yet engaging, journey. She captures the spirit of  the late eighties; a … Continue reading

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Ebony previews “Into The Go-Slow”

Ebony Magazine included Into The Go-Slow in its September round up of new releases.  Here’s what they wrote: Into the Go-Slow (Feminist Press $16.95) by Bridgette M. Davis is a self-discovery adventure set between Detroit and Nigeria in the 1980s. … Continue reading

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Detroit Free Press Q&A!

Thanks to Anna Clark, founder of Literary Detroit, for the Q&A that she did with me.  It just ran in yesterday’s Free Press. Nothing like getting covered in your hometown newspaper! Here’s an excerpt: QUESTION: How did this novel come … Continue reading

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Interviewed by Natalie Peart – September 10, 2014

Here’s my conversation with Natalie Peart.  We covered a lot including: – The challenges of writing Angie and Ella – Portraying black male characters – My becoming a writer – How a writer knows when a novel works – And … Continue reading

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The PSC/CUNY Op-Ed: “From Ferguson to Detroit”

For the September issue of the newspaper of the Professional Staff Congress/City University of New York, I had an op-ed published.  Some excerpts: And so the basic rights of more than ten million underprivileged African Americans are undermined by the … Continue reading

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KIRKUS REVIEWS CALLS INTO THE GO-SLOW ‘PARTICULARLY RESONANT’

A strong review of Into the Go-Slow in Kirkus Reviews. “Davis (Shifting Through Neutral, 2005) explores the ambivalent, often troubling experiences of African-Americans in Africa through the lens of a young woman who, having grown up during the civil rights … Continue reading

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Duke’s New Black Man Calls It “A Page-Turner”!

What a great way to kick off publication date! Into The Go-Slow was given a thoughtful review on the site run by Dr. Mark Anthony Neal, Professor of Black Popular Culture in the African and African American Studies Department at Duke … Continue reading

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