Favorite book from the last year and why?
"I enjoyed these essays because they were hilarious and honest. Irby talks to us like we’re sitting next to her on the couch holding a glass of vino!”
Toya Wolfe grew up in the Robert Taylor Homes in Chicago’s South Side. She earned an MFA in Creative Writing at Columbia College Chicago.
Her writing has appeared in African Voices, Chicago Journal, Chicago Reader, Hair Trigger 27, and WarpLand. She is the recipient of the
Zora Neale Hurston-Bessie Head Fiction Award, the Union League Civic & Arts Foundation Short Story Competition, and the Betty Shifflet/John Schultz Short Story Award.
She currently resides in Chicagoland.
Last Summer on State Street is her debut novel.
What book are you looking forward to reading in the year ahead?
HER (Eau De Toilette)
Black Precise V7 Ink Pens
Lemony Flutter Cuticle Butter By LUSH
Toya’s Favorite Things
What are you currently watching?
The Time Traveler’s Wife