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Keeping My Promise to Popo

Anne Liu Kellor | Longreads | September 2019 | #of minutes (2,604 words)


No one can agree on how old my grandmother is. Because she was born in wartime China, because they use the lunar calendar, because she immigrated from the mainland to Taiwan to America and declared her own birthdate, or because she’s always been vain and told people she is younger. 2,837 more words

Keeping My Promise to Popo

Anne Liu Kellor | Longreads | September 2019 | #of minutes (2,604 words)


No one can agree on how old my grandmother is. Because she was born in wartime China, because they use the lunar calendar, because she immigrated from the mainland to Taiwan to America and declared her own birthdate, or because she’s always been vain and told people she is younger. 5,737 more words

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Communiqué from an Exurban Satellite Clinic of a Cancer Pavilion Named after a Financier

Anne Boyer | an excerpt adapted from The Undying| Farrar, Straus and Giroux | September 2019 | 14 minutes (3,665 words)

Pull your hair out by the handfuls in socially distressing locations: Sephora, family court, Bank of America, in whatever location where you do your paid work, while in conversation with the landlord, at Leavenworth prison, however in the gaze of men. 7,651 more words

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Communiqué from an Exurban Satellite Clinic of a Cancer Pavilion Named after a Financier

Anne Boyer | an excerpt adapted from The Undying| Farrar, Straus and Giroux | September 2019 | 14 minutes (3,665 words)

Pull your hair out by the handfuls in socially distressing locations: Sephora, family court, Bank of America, in whatever location where you do your paid work, while in conversation with the landlord, at Leavenworth prison, however in the gaze of men. 3,795 more words

Translation, transformation, magical mid-points, and other werewolves

In the “Animal Reading” lecture this week, we had a backdrop of changing forest scenery while attempting werewolfish reading; today is under the sign of the dog, wolf, and werewolf. 2,309 more words

Essays & Commentaries & Other Writing

5 Beers That Will Spice Up Your Fall

Fall is here, and with it come a whole slew of different beers. Personally, Fall doesn’t really feel like it’s here untl the seasonal beers come out. 657 more words

The Hustlers at Scores

Here’s a modern Robin Hood story for you: a few strippers who stole from (mostly) rich, (usually) disgusting, (in their minds) pathetic men and gave to, well, themselves. 8 more words