Publications

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INTO WHITE. SEPTEMBER 2016.

LaToya Williams lives in Montgomery, Alabama, and attends a mostly white high school. It seems as if her only friend is her older brother, Alex. Toya doesn’t know where she fits in, but after a run-in with another student, she wonders if life would be different if she were . . . different. And then a higher power answers her prayer: to be “anything but black.”

Toya is suddenly white, blond, and popular. Now what?

Randi Pink’s audacious fiction debut dares to explore a subject that will spark conversations about race, class, and gender.

A note from the author…

My first novel, INTO WHITE, needed to be written for three reasons.

1: For me, INTO WHITE was a hairball stuck in my throat - I couldn’t breathe freely until it was removed and thrown into the world whole and imperfect.

2: I saw a societal wave and felt myself creating work through fear. In retrospect, INTO WHITE was a bucking of a system - internal and external. A swimming upstream to carve out a space for the offensive art that I love to read.

3. I love the book. Read it with an wide open mind and you will too.

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GIRLS LIKE US. OCTOBER 2019.

Four teenage girls. Four different stories. What they all have in common is that they’re dealing with unplanned pregnancies.

In rural Georgia, Izella is wise beyond her years, but burdened with the responsibility of her older sister, Ola, who has found out she’s pregnant. Their young neighbor, Mississippi, is also pregnant, but doesn’t fully understand the extent of her predicament. When her father sends her to Chicago to give birth, she meets the final narrator, Susan, who is white and the daughter of an anti-choice senator.

A note from the author…

My second novel, GIRLS LIKE US, is an angry song sung from a quiet woman’s frustration. A novel written in 31 days. Rough draft to polished publication in a little over a year. I wrote this novel to untangle the overhand knot in my stomach. It worked too - creatively and beautifully calming my anxiety of things to come.

But now, sweet friends, you all get to read the product of that frustration in book form. Here is the very first reading of the authors note at the end of GIRLS LIKE US. Please enjoy it, debate it, love it, hate it. Like all genuine art, do with it what you will!