Nov 10, 2021 • 23M

What Passes As Love: An Interview with Trisha R. Thomas

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Suzanne LaGrande
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What would you risk to be free? In this episode of Disobedient femmes, Suzanne LaGrande speaks with author Trisha Thomas about her latest book, What Passes as Love. Set in antebellum Virginia, What Passes as Love tells the story of Dahlia Holt a light-skinned black woman who works as a servant in the home of a large slave owner who is in fact her father, waiting on his daughters who are also her sisters. Among other things Ms. Thomas talks about: How she got started as a writer Her nine-book Nappily Book series, one of which was made into a Netflix movie. The photograph of three sisters that lead her to write the novel How love is similar but also different at present How the past history of slavery in the U.S has continued at present. For more about Trisha Thomas and her books visit: For more interviews, kickass women writers, artists, healers, and activists, subscribe to the Disobedient Femmes Podcast at the link below. Join me on Fridays at the Healing Salon where I free workshops in craft magic and other healing arts ( For even more about me, as well as strange, mostly true stories and magic spells visit me at ( Thanks so much for listening! ★☆★ CONNECT WITH ME ★☆★ Website ➜ ( Podcast ➜ ( Facebook ➜ ( Instagram ➜ ( Pinterest ➜ ( Original theme music composed by Edward Givens. For more about his work, visit: (