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Enormously flattered that ACE has been chosen by Jeremy Tiang as one of his two picks for My Book of the Year. Thank you, Jeremy! 108 more words


Alison Bechdel's Fun Home Comes to Broadway

Based on Alison Bechdel’s best-selling graphic memoir, FUN HOME features music by 4-time Tony Award® nominee Jeanine Tesori (VioletCaroline, Or Change), book and lyrics by Tony Award nominee Lisa Kron ( 85 more words

The Creation of the Historic Novel

Born in Edinburgh, Scotland on August 15, 1771, Walter Scott became the ninth child of his father Walter Scott and mother Anne Rutherford. Unfortunately, most of Scott’s childhood was spent traveling to and from different relatives in order to see different doctors and attend other hospitals. 501 more words

Walter Scott

are you my mother? by alison bechdel

Are You My Mother? by Alison Bechdel

One of the benefits of waiting so long to read a well-known memoir is that immediately after doing so, you can start the next memoir by the author. 237 more words


AIDS in the Media

AIDS like many other diseases has been continuously portrayed in the media throughout many years, starting most prominently with movies. Many movies we may not think about have talked about the disease of AIDS and try to bring awareness to the younger generations in order for them to reduce their likelihood of contracting the disease.  405 more words


Candy Cane Countdown (Days 1 - 3)

When I was young, my brother and I each had a “candy cane countdown” calendar to help us count the days until Christmas. It was a long strip of red felt, with 25 pieces of bright green yarn attached, to which my mother tied a candy cane. 796 more words

Bits And Pieces

Making Connections

Literature can be a great window into seeing how people remember the American Civil War.  Some great works include The Red Badge of Courage by Stephan Crane, 220 more words

Civil War Commemoration