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Freelance writing advice, book reviews, satirical history, biblio-geekery, literary criticism, social justice commentary, cats, and assorted silliness.
I am a graduate student in literature, a freelance writer, an unabashed feminist, and a personal assistant to two extremely spoiled cats.
I got a law degree once. It didn't take.
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Category Archives: nonfiction
In my tenth grade history class, we spent approximately three days on the Depression (1929-1941ish). And we learned the following things: The Depression was very depressing! Everything was sepia-toned and ill-fitting, one-shouldered overalls were the national uniform. No one in … Continue reading →
Intersectionality Theory: A way of looking at texts so as to trace simultaneously the interlocking oppressions they describe and enforce; a recognition that authors, characters, and societies produce and are products of all their particular privileges and oppressions acting at … Continue reading →
You’ve probably heard by now about the Feb. 28 death of Trayvon Martin, a 17-year-old black Florida boy who was shot to death by 28-year-old Hispanic neighborhood watch captain George Zimmerman (Zimmerman has admitted pulling the trigger) for reasons Zimmerman and … Continue reading →