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Sinead O'Connor at Festival de Cornouaille, 2014 © Thesupermat; Creative Commons license

Some Failed Nocturnes for Sylvia Plath

Sep 12, 2016

Hybrid Poetry by Marie Chambers

Verbs begin to spiral from her mouth and coil outward into the sky.

Authors, Prose Poetry, Fame | Read More

Dear Gretchen Carlson, Formerly of Fox News

Sep 05, 2016

Open Letter by Martha Nichols

When I read liberal commenters damning you with faint praise, I see ugly attitudes about women exposed.

Media Debate, Diversity, First Person, Open Letters | Read More

How I Became a First-Person Journalist

Mar 21, 2016

TW Column by Martha Nichols

In literary circles, nonfiction writing is often called everything but journalism.

Media Debate, First Person, Journalism | Read More

Sex and the Young Reader

Oct 26, 2015

Theme Essay by Karen J. Ohlson

Should parents ever censor what their kids read?

Media Debate, Sex, Children's Lit | Read More

Kate Chopin Corrupts the Young Person

Oct 12, 2015

TW Column by Emily Toth

Chopin set out to write what was then YA literature, but even her earliest stories have peculiar twists.

Authors, Nothing but the Toth, Children's Lit | Read More

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