How empathy works, a new quarterly queer book club box, literary sequels, narratives in old letters and more.
The beauty of language in translation, reading the classics while black, top 10 books about tyrants for no reason, parties as literary devices and more.
A silent book club, women Vikings, small-press books out in August, Native people in literature, headless women on book covers and more!
Language and oppression, new trans books, organizing your shelves, zine culture and more.
The museum that texts you modern art, What We Lose, what to read, burning your work and more.
What you should read this summer, “woke” is in the dictionary now, queer history books in high school and more!
Janet Mock, Roxane Gay, women’s monstrous flesh, LeVar Burton reading to you, beach versus airplane books and more.
Dystopias are everywhere, Urban Dictionary is racist and misogynist, newly discovered Sylvia Plath poems and more.
Meme historians, the necessary fragility of feminism and radical politics, poetry a fatal, first-person queer writing as a way to shift power and more.
Fat women deserve space in fairytales, magic vs math, why calling it “confessional writing” is sexist and more.
Grammar as privilege, cardboard presses, ranking fictional drugs, disability in sci-fi and fantasy and more.
Poetry by Precious Okoyomon, living a feminist life, women’s ambition, more inclusive ways to think of feminism and womanism, and more.
Fierce Femmes and Notorious Liars, a scrappy Canadian dictionary, Adrienne Rich on how to live, how to get into queer romance novels and more.
Lambda Literary Award nominees have been announced, Zines will outlive the internet, a bookstore-bar in the Bronx, sexual assault in creative fields, California periods and more.
Poetry and magic are for everyone, business feminism, Maya Angelou, EIleen Myles, kicking the frame, unicorn power and more.
Greenland’s queer literary star, takes on contemporary feminism, book club history, bookstores in the resistance and more.
Reading as a cure for monotony, boredom, and almost-death; books about living in oppressive religious cults; what Roxane Gay is reading right now and more.
Black artists and America, (your) feelings about typography, writers resisting, a history of feminist bookstores, representation in comics and more.
Love for Roxane Gay, Joan Didion’s literary descendants, the end of the 2016 book lists, a cheat sheet for your ereader and more.
What counts as trans literature, the Baby-Sitters Club’s feminist legacy, weird stuff in old books, a guide to being a tomboy and more.