Mani Price is a NYC-based “visionary” artist. She paints ordinary women into “exotic, self-empowered goddesses.” Her work focuses on exploring women’s sexual empowerment, and the idea of the Divine Feminine. Through her strong, sensual ladies she wants to show women their own strength and encourage them to love themselves. She believes that there is “not enough self-love in the world,” and claims to have seen firsthand how a woman’s self-image can be negatively influenced. “My women are not dainty little orchids to be looked at,” she asserts. “They are Queens, Warriors, Heroines, and Femme Fatales. Rulers in their element.”
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~ James Baldwin
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Flash Fiction Contest
On May 1st, we announced the winners of our Flash Fiction Contest: Thomas Garcia (1st), Rick Krizman (2nd), and Rios de la Luz (3rd). Read more.
The James Baldwin Literature Prize
It is with great pleasure that we announce the winner of The James Baldwin Literature Prize of $1,000 to Hafsa Musa. Read more.