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If you missed my interview with Laurel Brett on SeaWitch, you can listen here!
Because my mom is a psycho-bitch, my grandparents took her to court in order to be able to see me. And because my father is, legit, I am not exaggerating, a convicted rapist who also still has parental rights, my mother has to stay in Wisconsin so that if he ever chooses to exercise his …
My friend sent Iphigenia Murphy to another friend who is incarcerated. We got this note in reply. Not only did it make me so happy that they liked the book, but I love the idea of Iffy as a baby name.
In Iphigenia Murphy, Anthony brings Iffy some shelves, which she sets up in the park–their own little lending library. Imagine my delight when I came across this bookcase-in-the-wild in a park in southern Florida!
I love this article in the NY DAILY NEWS, “What Queens Can Teach America: The Most Diverse Borough Raises People Who Understand Diversity,” especially as the writer’s experiences are really similar to my own. What a gift it was to grow up in Queens! If you, sadly, have not had the same opportunity, you can always read Iphigenia Murphy to …
Audible selects Iphigenia Murphy as a “Buzzworthy” Read Guest Post on L.M. Durand’s Book Blog, “Getting It Done” Great review on “The Reader and the Chef”
I’m thrilled that Iphigenia Murphy is finally out in the world! If you haven’t picked up your copy yet, please do–and maybe buy one for a friend as well! From the School Library Journal: Hosey touches on issues such as unexpected friendship, trust, abortion, rape, courage, hope, incarcerated parents, drugs, physical abuse, and violence, though …
Please check out some recent interviews about Iphigenia Murphy: The Unofficial Addiction Book Fan Club interview. Kait Plus Books interview YA Book Center Author Chat
Here are some discussion questions for Iphigenia Murphy, perfect for starting the conversation at a book club or in a classroom! [Warning: spoilers ahead!] In the 5th century Greek play Agamemnon, the character Iphigenia is sacrificed by her father so that the gods will allow his ships to sail to war. Consider the following questions about Iffy’s name: Why …