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Janet Mason
Author: THEY, a biblical tale of secret genders (Adelaide Books, 2018) Tea Leaves, (Bella Books), Int'l radio commentator(This Way Out), lay minister
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Janet Mason 12h
THEY reviewed in Sinister Wisdom —“from the mystical to the agnostic to those deeply rooted in traditional culture, and the matrilineal female culture, there is much to discover” —
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My deep belief in libraries is too large to be contained on one week. I began hearing from people from coast to coast, that they were ordering my novel THEY through their local libraries. Libraries are the great equalizer of knowledge.
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I never wrote about it because I recognize that I am from that generation of women that has life so much easier than our mothers. I also recognize that my mother’s frustrations and, let’s call it what it was, her molten rage, forged me.
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The World of Gender (an exploration of cultures around the globe which understand that gender is so much more than binary) selected THEY, a biblical tale of secret genders (Adelaide Books) as one its suggested top two reads of the year.
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"We're all victims of victims." Meeting Hate With Compassion: a Unitarian Universalist service: “they are so broken that the only way that they can feel good about themselves is to hate others.” –
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The followers of Bastet ruled ancient Egypt for a time in the land where cats were sacred. I remember that my mother’s emerald green eyes gleamed as if she were a cat herself when she told me about the Goddess Bastet. -- The Unicorn, The Mystery.
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Tea Leaves (Bella Books) includes stories about my mother, an office worker, and also my grandmother, a spinner in a textile factory in the 1920s and 30s. The book is also full of mythology and dreams.
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It was ironic really– there we were a room full of Lesbian poets listening to the tour guide’s official wrap about the cloistered and asexual Emily Dickinson, trapped in her father’s house.
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A colleague in Los Angeles let me know that her book discussion group is reading and discussing THEY, a biblical tale of secret genders (Adelaide Books — New York/Lisbon)
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A bible story, -inspired novel THEY, a biblical tale of secret genders (Adelaide Books NY/Lisbon)(print & e-Book) available in libraries, bookstores and online, @CUUPlano
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Pence is slated to appear at a number of Christian colleges in the upcoming weeks and the adverse reaction of the students is causing concern among Christian conservatives. There is talk of students withholding funding.
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...I was thrilled. Still, publication is the last on my list and perhaps inconsequential compared with the other reasons I write. All of this, makes me wonder – what are the reasons that you write?
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“The publication of award-winning writer Janet Mason’s new novel “They: a biblical tale of secret genders” (Adelaide Books) is occurring at the right time.” — Gregg Shapiro, Bay Area Reporter
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"I found out that Biblical scholars — including a rabbi who published a piece in The New York Times — had found that the Hebrew Bible, in particular, did have original words such as ‘they’ to connote both and all genders.” - Mason in Philly Gay News
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Even with her eyes closed, Frida looked like magic. Tina moved her face closer. Frida parted her lips.
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As I mentioned at a recent reading, I probably would not have been able to write THEY, a biblical tale of secret genders (Adelaide Books) had I not been raised secular. a talk, Religion?
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"'In addition to forgiving others, it’s important to forgive ourselves. In fact, some argue that you cannot forgive another without first forgiving yourself,’ said my teacher." - reading from The Unicorn, The Mystery
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Unconventional families, shattered typecasts, twisted myths and all presented with a tongue in cheek subtlety and wit. -- THEY (Adelaide Books) reviewed by Living True (LOTL) (Syndney/ New York City)
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Ruth looked at Naomi with shining eyes. Tamar saw that they loved each other as lovers. The two women began caressing each other so tenderly that they looked like they might create a daughter. --reading from THEY (Adelaide Books)
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Tamar leads us through their world with intelligence and humour, bringing the old tales to life and making them accessible to the contemporary reader. -- Curve Magazine reviews THEY (Adelaide Books)
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