My Feminist Handbook

I was introduced to Bell Hooks’ Feminism Is For Everybody as a required reading for an introductory Women’s, Gender, and Sexuality Studies class. Bell Hooks is the pen name of author, feminist, and social activist Gloria Jean Watkins. Now, I haven’t had the best luck with required readings, especially in entry-level coursework. Whether that makes me a… More My Feminist Handbook

A Review of the Gerson Irish Reading with Claire Kilroy

On Tuesday, March 31, acclaimed author, Gerson Irish Reader Claire Kilroy, gave a reading to a full house at the UConn Alumni Center. Dubliner Claire Kilroy is one of Ireland’s most prominent contemporary writers. She is the author of four novels with Faber and Faber: All Summer (2003), Tenderwire (2006), All Names Have Been Changed (2009), and… More A Review of the Gerson Irish Reading with Claire Kilroy

Journal Feature: The Blueshift (2015)

I had the pleasure of speaking with Tyler Tsay, the editor-in-chief, of the profound new literary journal The Blueshift Journal. This journal features young, relatively undiscovered writers and artists, hoping that great art will provide an ethereal closeness between humans. Tsay is only a senior in high school himself and yet he has managed to create… More Journal Feature: The Blueshift (2015)

An Interview with Asinine Poetry Editor Shay Tasaday (2015)

Over the past few weeks, my fellow editors and I have been working on a journal project. We selected two literary journals, one of mine being Asinine Poetry, did some research and presented on them. I was lucky enough to have the opportunity to have an interview with the editor of Asinine Poetry via e-mail.… More An Interview with Asinine Poetry Editor Shay Tasaday (2015)

An Interview with Rattle Magazine Editor Timothy Green (2015)

About a week ago, I had the pleasure to interview Timothy Green, an editor for Rattle. For those who don’t know, Rattle is a literary magazine based out of Los Angeles and founded in 1994 by Alan Fox. What is interesting about this is that Alan Fox is not someone who you would think of… More An Interview with Rattle Magazine Editor Timothy Green (2015)