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Afropunk calls ITGS “remarkable,” “richly written and authentic”

The online community for black alternative culture had high praise for Into The Go-Slow. For example: Bridgett M. Davis’s latest novel Into the Go-Slow is a remarkable tale that powerfully addresses the challenges that arise while on the search for … Continue reading

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Ebony Magazine Q&A!

Bridgett was interviewed by Ebony contributor Michael Gonzales, and topics included the new novel, her film Naked Acts, and much more! Read the full Q&A here.

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Women, Action & The Media calls ITGS “fantastic”

Here’s the full quote from this site that’s devoted to gender justice in the media: Set in the mid-1980s, this novel defies genre. It’s a love story, it’s a mystery, it’s social commentary, it’s a coming-of-age story, it’s historical fiction … Continue reading

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Brittle Paper: ITGS “is as much an African story as it is an American story”

High praise from the site run by a Duke University Ph.D student in African literature!  Here’s some of what Ainehi Edoro said about Into The Go-Slow: Stories about African Americans going off to Africa in search of things past and … Continue reading

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Full Stop review

  Here’s what this review site had to say about Into The Go-Slow: By avoiding a convoluted plot and overwrought prose, Into the Go-Slow effectively highlights the difficulty of understanding the world’s many contrasts and contradictions while remaining extremely approachable. Davis’ … Continue reading

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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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