The Turn On

The Turn On


Latest Episodes

Episode 8.5 | The Turn On x Alexandra Warren
April 29, 2020

In this episode of The Turn On, Erica and Kenrya talk to author Alexandra Warren about staying true to yourself, creating your own measures for success and setting it out for people who haven't yet earned it.

Episode 8 | Summertime
April 22, 2020

In this episode of The Turn On, Erica and Kenrya read an excerpt from "If Only for the Summer" by Alexandra Warren and talk about summer romances and doing too much too soon in relationships.

Episode 7.5 | The Turn On x Candace
April 15, 2020

In this episode of The Turn On, Erica and Kenrya chop it up with Not Your Average Fairy Tale co-host Candace about the intricacies of parenting and being a sexual being.

Episode 7 | Happily Ever After
April 08, 2020

In this episode of The Turn On, Erica and Kenrya read Cherysse Welcher-Calhoun's short story "Homecumming" from "Best Black Women's Erotica" and talk about sex and parenting.

Episode 6.5 | The Turn On x Beverly Jenkins
April 01, 2020

In this episode of The Turn On, Erica and Kenrya talk to romance icon Beverly Jenkins about connecting with your life's work, the importance of mentoring and the state of Black literature.

Episode 6 | I Will Survive
March 25, 2020

In this episode of The Turn On, Erica and Kenrya read an excerpt from "Forbidden" by Beverly Jenkins and talk about finding—and living into—your life's purpose.

Quickie 8 | The Turn On x Alyssa Cole
March 18, 2020

In this episode of The Turn On, Erica and Kenrya talk to romance giant Alyssa Cole about the state of literary romance, the importance of asking for help and why we shouldn't have to prove we are deserving of love to get Black books published.

Quickie 7 | A Bag of Random Questions
March 11, 2020

In this bonus episode of The Turn On, Erica and Kenrya answer a few questions from their grab bag.

Episode 5.5 | The Turn On x Khadijah
March 04, 2020

In this episode of The Turn On, Erica and Kenrya talk to Khadijah about the joys of being a sugar baby, the importance of loving your work and losing the last of your fucks.

Episode 5 | She Works Hard For The Money
February 26, 2020

In this episode of The Turn On, Erica and Kenrya read an excerpt from "My Billionaire Benefactor" by Shae Sanders and talk about the sniff test, men in baby suits and sex work.