Saturday, May 05, 2018

Joanne Rocklin's "Love, Penelope," the movie

Featured at My Book, The Movie: Love, Penelope by Joanne Rocklin.

The entry begins:
Love, Penelope is told in letters to an unborn sibling by a young girl who lives in Oakland with her two mamas.

It was inspired by the proximity in time of two major celebrations: the June 19, 2015 parade in Oakland (where I live) for the Golden State Warriors’ 2015 National Basketball Association championship; and the joy following the June 26, 2015 Supreme Court decision making same-sex marriage legal across the U.S.

Those two events are especially meaningful to my main character, who loves both the Warriors and her city. She also wishes her parents would marry. She has always felt angry when people call San Francisco...[read on]
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