Jo P.

Jo P.

"You think your pain and your heartbreak are unprecedented in the history of the world, but then you read." - James Baldwin

What I do when I’m not at the library: 
I love wandering through art museums or the woods, enjoying good food with good company, and of course reading good books!

My passion: 
I'm passionate about helping people develop more meaningful connections to the community and deeper curiosity about the world.

The last thing I read:
Hola Papi! How to come out in a Walmart parking lot and other life lessons by John Paul Brammer

My top five favorite books:
  1. Tomboy Survival Guide by Ivan Coyote
  2. The Well of Loneliness by Radclyffe Hall
  3. Parable of the Sower by Octavia Butler
  4. An Unkindness of Ghosts by Rivers Solomon
  5. The Fifth Season by N.K. Jemison
My top five favorite genres:
  1. Teen LGBTQ | Sci-fi; graphic novel
  2. Adult Nonfiction - Memoir/Biographies | LGBTQ; Humor
  3. Adult Fiction - Science Fiction | Dystopian; Afrofuturist
  4. Adult Fiction - LGBTQ | Trans/Genderqueer; Romance
  5. Children - Fiction | LGBTQ; Sci-fi