Authors

Can a Woman Make a Joke?

Feb 06, 2017

TW Column by Emily Toth

Women are more apt to tell drawn-out stories, with caresses and tweaks.

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My Postcards to a Dead Author

Dec 14, 2016

Essay by Kelcey Parker Ervick

I was the biographer of one woman, but I was also writing my own life.

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Moving Through a Country Is Never Done Quickly

Dec 12, 2016

Hybrid Poetry by Sue Landers

the priests—told the neighbors not—to sell their houses—told the white neighbors—not to sell their houses to black people—that to do so would be a beginning of an end

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Dear Harryette Mullen

Nov 07, 2016

Open Letter by Carol Dorf

Readers and writers can talk to each other across times and cultures.

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Dear Kate Chopin

Oct 31, 2016

Open Letter by Emily Toth

You were so bored. You were so right.

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Dear Edward Snowden

Sep 12, 2016

Open Letter by J.p. Lawrence

I don’t know if I would have done what you did under the same circumstances.

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Dear Henry Miller

Sep 12, 2016

Open Letter by John Vogel

If there's a thread that binds us, I believe it’s hope, reasonable or not, for a kind of saving grace.

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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.

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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.

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The Gift of Connecting with Animals

Mar 30, 2015

Theme Essay by Wendy Townsend

If not for my books and the iguana I rescued from a pet shop, I’m not sure how I would have survived.

Authors, Nature, Children's Lit | Read More

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