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Thoughts on What to Write

So, last night, I was reading an essay and came across a section that was about Jeanette Winterson’s novel Written on the Body. I was spellbound from the few things I had read about it, and ideas started to emerge. 132 more words

Writing

May TBR

Wait ‘TBR’ you say? Emma plans yet another TBR which she promptly forgets about in the rest of the month? Yes, dear blog readers, you’ve read that right; I am… 351 more words

Books

Reflections on My Senior Thesis

(My LAST blog post for the Rutgers SAS Honors Program blog.)

I had planned to make this post a reflection on my last semester and writing an honors thesis, since most of you reading this blog are in the SAS Honors Program and may wind up writing a departmental thesis as a senior. 919 more words

Transgender

Lighthousekeeping by Jeanette Winterson

– ‘You’re not like other children,’ said my mother. ‘And if you can’t survive in this world, you had better make a world of your own.’ 131 more words

Quotes

Collective Haul 3

This is one of my favourite hauls so far. I’ve heard such good things about so many of these books that I grabbed them the second I spotted them in my favourite secondhand book store. 246 more words

Haul

I’ve lived my life like a serial killer; finish with one part, strangle it and move on to the next. Life in neat little boxes is life in neat little coffins, the dead bodies of the past laid out side by side.

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The Words

What I Learned from Famous Writers at London Book Fair

London Book Fair always buzzes with big names and LBF16 was no exception. Meg Rosoff, Deborah Levy and Judith Kerr were all interviewed at the English PEN Literary Salon (a designated area away from the publishers’ stands). 386 more words

Writing