Lenny Letter No. 105

The Heretical Teenager Dropped From History Books
Throne-usurping Lady Jane Grey is painted as either a saint or a sinner. The reality is much more fascinating.

In this week's issue of Lenny: author Kayla Rae Whitaker writes about her crippling imposter syndrome; Well-Read Black Girl founder Glory Edim writes about founding her book club; historical novelist Philippa Gregory schools us on Lady Jane Grey; and artist Genevieve Gaignard talks about how her work confronts race and gender.

Culture
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The Artist Playing With Racial Perceptions
Genevieve Gaignard uses herself as the canvas to explore race and femininity.
Work
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How I Built a Community From an Idea on a T-Shirt
The founder of Well-Read Black Girl on what it takes to start a movement of book lovers and still have a full-time job.
Life
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The Impostor Syndrome That Almost Brought Me Down
I thought getting a novel published would make me elated. Instead, it created crippling self-doubt.
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