#BlackPoetsSpeakOut, notable book lists, new Harry Potter, we are reading so much and more.
A handful of gift suggestions, how independent and second-hand bookstores are surviving, unlikable female characters, Canadian literary jokes and more.
“Barbie: I Can Be A Computer Engineer,” remixed.
Out black lesbian Jacqueline Woodson wins in youth fiction, sci-fi gender pioneer Ursula LeGuin takes home an award for distinguished contributions to American letters and skewers capitalism and Lemony Snicket ruins the mood with racist jokes.
Texts from Jane Eyre as a new form of literary criticism, whether to finish every book you start, strong opinions on book lists and more.
Susan Sontag, LeVar Burton, librarians with algorithms, emotional truths, queer Halloween reads and so much more!
Halloween reading, which grammar mistakes are not mistakes, an app for discovering literature by people of color, reading women’s writing and more.
Non-monosexual books to read, fall books to read, non-fiction gender equality, censorship and more.
A library in a taxi, imaginary meals, must-read books by trans women and by or about queer Canadians, surpassing diversity checkboxes and more.
Highbrow and lowbrow literature, visualizing characters, an excerpt from “bad Feminist” and more!
Zadie Smith, superlatives, reader’s block, Samantha Irby, public domain reviews, queer book fairs and more.
With new books by Roxane Gay, Hannah Hart, Sarah Waters, Radclyffe and more, there are lots of things to read and talk about.
Reading online, typewriters, trans literature, romance fiction as feminist fiction and more.
“Wildly, the girls locked to each other. Their bodies were gleaming now with sweat. Lip to lip, breast to breast, thigh to slippery thigh, they heaved and gyrated, ecstasy rising like a lava wave.”
The Miseducation of Cameron Post’s removal from a summer reading list, literary books coming out this fall, trigger warnings, marginalizing women’s writing and more.
Why queer characters and themes in YA hasn’t translated to mainstream fiction, literature as propaganda, the Beyoncé of poetry, a discussion of systems of oppression and more.
Instead of taking away university funding, the State found a way to ensure these schools will teach only “appropriate” subjects.
A new comic from Alison Bechdel, gendered pronouns, volatile organic compounds, arguments about YA fiction, fairy tales and more.
This year’s Lambda Award winners were announced yesterday evening and now it’s time to read ALL OF THEM.
“Bad girls” in YA, lack of diversity, an awesome interview with Janet Mock, reconsidering adverbs and more.