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Five Great Short Story Authors Born in October

Oscar Wilde — 16 October 1854

Everybody knows him. Well, at least everyone who reads. Full name “Oscar Fingal O’Flahertie Wills Wilde”, he is better known as “Oscar Wilde”, who was an Irish writer and poet. 392 more words

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10 Creepy and Haunting Poems About Ghosts, Madness, and Fairy Abductions

With Halloween coming up and spookiness in the air, it seemed like a good time to share ten of the most haunting, uncanny, and unsettling poems — that are also the most beautiful. 2,464 more words


Book: A Poem A La Mode of Mirror by Sylvia Plath

I am rectangular and dense. I have no preferences.

Whatever I am I am with excellence

Whether or not I am loved or hated, doesn’t faze me. 154 more words


EAT MEN LIKE AIR: Feminist Literary Halloween Costumes (Part 3)

(Part 1 and Part 2 of this series appeared last week.)

Yikes, you guys! Halloween is almost here! Do you have a costume yet? Never fear—if your… 3,550 more words

Beauty Out Of Sorrow

Perhaps some day I’ll crawl back home, beaten, defeated. But not as long as I can make stories out of my heartbreak, beauty out of sorrow. –Sylvia Plath



“Yes, my consuming desire is to mingle with road crews, sailors and soldiers, barroom regulars—to be a part of a scene, anonymous, listening, recording—all this is spoiled by the fact that I am a girl, a female always supposedly in danger of assault and battery.

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Back To Real Life

Review: Belzhar by Meg Wolitzer


When Jam Gallahue is sent to The Wooden Barn – a therapy centre for teenagers – she feels like her world is ending yet again, she is being ripped away from her family; just like Reeve Maxfield was ripped away from her. 297 more words