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Call for Submissions: Winter 2016 Edition

LiturgicalCredo is accepting submissions for the Winter 2016 Edition through Dec. 2, 2015. The edition will be released on Dec. 15, 2015.

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Good News Vol. 4 :)

My Paper on Murakami’s Hard-Boiled Wonderland and the End of the World Published! :)

During the summer, I had to remove one of my essays on Murakami from my blog as I received an offer of publication. 58 more words


Review: Mr. West by Sarah Blake

This got real weird real fast.

Blake’s book of poetry is inspired by and revolves around Mr. Kanye Omari West. That’s enough to either encourage or discourage potential readers, but there it is. 67 more words


Boy, Snow, Bird

So I finished Boy, Snow, Bird by Helen Oyeyemi early this morning.

I was first drawn to the book when I was browsing through a small store in an airport this summer. 802 more words

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Asura Girl

Title: Asura Girl
Japanese Title: 阿修羅ガール (Ashura Gāru)
Author: Maijō Ōtarō (舞城 王太郎)
Translator: Stephen Snyder
Publication Year: 2014 (America); 2003 (Japan)
Publisher: Haikasoru… 713 more words

Contemporary Literature

Article: London fog in fiction

In this article Christine L. Corton discusses how London has been shrouded in fictional fog  and how it came to symbolize ‘murder and corruption in everything from Sherlock Holmes to Star Trek’.

Read The Guardian article here