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Sofia Quintero

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Sofia Quintero is the author of several novels and short stories that cross genres. Born into a working-class Puerto Rican-Dominican family in the Bronx., the self-proclaimed Ivy League homegirl earned a BA in history-sociology from Columbia University in 1990 and her MPA from the university's School of International and Public Affairs in 1992. After years of working on a range of policy issues from multicultural education to HIV/AIDS, she decided to pursue career that married arts and activism. Under the pen name Black Artemis, she wrote the hip hop novels Explicit Content, Picture Me Rollin and Burn. Sofia is also the author of the novel Divas Dont Yield and contributed novellas to the chica lit anthologies Friday Night Chicas and Names I ...more

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Divas Don't Yield: A Novel

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Show and Prove

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“Nike’s the worst counselor in the history of Saint Aloysius, but he’s not Pooh. And as much as Pooh is my least favorite of the homies who come to Q’s storefront, spending time with him there has reminded me that Pooh isn’t just Pooh either.”
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“The people everyone complains about and no one wants to help.”
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“Think of it like this. Sara is a minority within a minority within a minority, OK?”
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“Are you sure, sweetheart, that you want to be well?… Just so’s you’re sure, sweetheart, and ready to be healed, cause wholeness is no trifling matter. A lot of weight when you’re well.”
Toni Cade Bambara, The Salt Eaters




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