Victoria Bond is the co-author of Zora and Me, a fictionalization of Harlem Renaissance writer Zora Neale Hurston as a child detective. Lectures on classics and composition at John Jay College of Criminal Justice in Manhattan. Hometown optimist.
"I thought about the difference between a mama's girl and a daddy's girl. I decided that a daughter who belongs to her daddy expects gifts, while a daughter who belongs to her mama expects a lot more. Not from her mama. From herself."