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Liposucking Hours

When I handed my thesis in, I thought I’d have loads of time to dally. And I did. For the first two weeks I was a bit lost, no studying to do, no looming deadline. 148 more words


Female student journalists can earn cash for writing

Womensenews.org is offering teen girls the chance to write for “Teen Voices.” They are looking for stories about girls who are volunteering for women political candidates. 202 more words

Contests & Publishing

The Hundred-Year House offers absorbing hybrid of family saga, literary mystery, examination of creative life


The Hundred-Year House

By Rebecca Makkai

Viking, July 10, 2014

$26.95, 335 pages

Rebecca Makkai’s sharp-witted sensibility is at work on every page of The Hundred-Year House… 581 more words

Book Reviews

How I Met Woolson

No one introduced me to Woolson. I didn’t discover her writings in a class in college or in graduate school. I didn’t stumble upon an essay about her or find her buried in a footnote somewhere. 412 more words

Women Writers

Reveries and Recollections: Re/construction in Sheila Kohler's Dreaming for Freud

Kohler, Sheila. Dreaming for Freud. New York: Penguin, 2014.

The Introduction (rather interestingly at the end of the novel in the Readers Guide Section) to… 826 more words

Book Review

The "Lioness of Iran" Passes Away at 87: Simin Behbahani, Poetess and Activist

The world of Iranian literature lost a major player yesterday with the death of Simin Behbahani, a lifelong poet and human rights activist. 607 more words


“It is a thousand pities never to say what one feels.”
Virginia Woolf, Mrs. Dalloway