Marginalized writers learning to value their own stories, interviews with queer and trans artists of color, a new Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie story, bisexuality in sci fi and more.
Seriously Carrie Brownstein could tell me to buy her dinner and I’d be like “No problem Carrie Brownstein. I’m a little tight for cash right now but you get that steak tartare.”
An interview with Daisy Hernández, free ebooks and audiobooks, the end of “sweet, biddable girls” in fairy tales and more.
Marginalia, feminist shelfies, expanding the queer canon, 2014 in queer diversity in YA and more.
#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.