Tag Archives: Margaret Atwood

Poems for National Poetry Month

April is my favorite time of year. Not for the showers (although, rain’s nice), nor for the beginning of spring; rather, April is my favorite time of the year because it’s officially National Poetry Month and that means I get … Continue reading

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How to Live for 100 Years (To Read Margaret Atwood’s Latest Book)

Dear fellow fans of Margaret Atwood, We have a problem. It seems that one of our favorite authors has decided that we all need to live, somehow, for the next 100 years to read her next novel, which has been … Continue reading

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Books for Feminists – Big and Small, Part 3: Adult Contemporary

Hello again and welcome to our next series in the Books for Feminists book list. If you didn’t catch the first two parts of this blog, we’ve covered feminist books for children and feminist books for teens. Our next list … Continue reading

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I Hate Twitter, But It’s Good for Writers

I don’t like Twitter. Now, I do have a Twitter account—two actually! But I never use the damn things. Why? Because I hate it. I feel like I never have anything worth saying in 140 characters. I talk a lot. … Continue reading

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Tips for Dating a Writer

I can’t speak for all writers because all writers are different because we’re all people and people are all different. There are plenty of lists on Buzzfeed or eHarmony that offer tips or the pros and cons of dating a … Continue reading

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Submissions Roundup: August

  McSweeney’s Student Short Story Contest McSweeney’s has recently opened up their first-ever contest just for students (both undergraduates and graduates in the US). Although the contest comes with a steep fee—we are students after all—it is McSweeney’s, a rather … Continue reading

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Read These Stories from The New Yorker Before They’re Gone!

TheNew Yorker is filled with many things, from contemporary news stories to literary criticism. What I want to focus on in this post are the short stories that are often published within the New Yorker which have been free for … Continue reading

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Quick Bits of Literature

Literature doesn’t just come in giant, dusty tomes. It’s not that I have anything against giant, dusty tomes. Those are actually some of my favorite types of tomes, but not all of my favorite literature is a few hundred pages … Continue reading

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In Defense of Love Poems

People who know me might be confused by this post. I don’t come off as one overly sentimental, especially when it comes to love or love poems. But I think love is part of the human experience, and thus, like … Continue reading

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Books Save Lives – No, Seriously.

At work this week, the designers and I got into a philosophical discussion about, well, everything. It began with an article. A man in Texas was arrested for making a pot brownie and was now facing a possible life sentence. … Continue reading

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