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sing, unburied, sing

Jesmyn Ward has become one of my new favorite writers. Her work is eloquent and powerful, and she deserves all the awards and accolades she’s received lately for her latest book,  401 more words


Paperback, 248 pages

Published October 3rd 2017 by Graywolf Press

In Her Body and Other Parties, Carmen Maria Machado blithely demolishes the arbitrary borders between psychological realism and science fiction, comedy and horror, fantasy and fabulism.

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Contemporary Fiction

Caraval - Stephanie Garber

I remember when Caraval first came out, with all the special edition hardback covers, and I also remember that absolute scramble of people to get them. 670 more words


Longfellow; or, The Genealogy of Darkness (Part 4)

Noel Sears was not like the other children his age; or so he had been told. It was not that he was excessively quiet or unsociable – though he was, in fact, both of these things – that gave rise to these claims (those of his parents and teachers, uttered not quite out of earshot) but rather that Noel, he claimed, could see dead people. 885 more words

Creative Writing

Impressionism at Ely Cathedral

If you look closely you can just make out someone with an orange sledge and blue coat.


St. Mary's Churchyard, Whitby, Yorkshire, UK

I first visited Whitby in 2015. I had always wanted to visit the place due to its connection to my favourite vampire and incarnation of his story…Dracula by Bram Stoker. 1,586 more words