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Powell's Books Presents Daisy Hernández in Conversation With Amy Stewart

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Jun 15, 2021 04:27 PM

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Daisy Hernández
Daisy Hernández is a former reporter for The New York Times and has been writing about the intersections of race, immigration, class, and sexuality for almost two decades. Her most recent book is The Kissing Bug: A True Story of a Family, an Insect, and a Nation's Neglect of a Deadly Disease. She has written for National Geographic, NPR’s All Things Considered and Code Switch, The Atlantic, Slate, and Guernica, and she’s the former editor of Colorlines, a newsmagazine on race and politics. Hernández is the author of the award-winning memoir A Cup of Water Under My Bed and co-editor of Colonize This! Young Women of Color on Today’s Feminism. She is an associate professor at Miami University in Ohio.
Amy Stewart
Amy Stewart is the New York Times best-selling author of the Kopp Sisters series, which are based on the true story of one of America’s first female deputy sheriffs and her two rambunctious sisters. Her popular nonfiction titles include The Drunken Botanist, Wicked Plants, and Flower Confidential. Her books have sold over a million copies worldwide and have been translated into 17 languages. She lives in Portland.