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The Blood Field | by Carrie Redway

    I searched the field for the rest of the placenta. The heifer gave birth to the calf earlier that day. She walked the field now; part of the placenta still hung from her backside like wet bread dough. 1,222 more words


The Almost Tiny Man

His feet shrank first. Then his arms and legs, leaving his torso with tiny legs and arms and large hands. Funny looking fella, he thought. 216 more words

Flash Fiction


The Famished Road is the Booker Prize-winning novel written by Nigerian author Ben Okri. The novel, published in 1991, follows Azaro, an abiku or spirit child, living in an unnamed, most likely Nigerian, city. 323 more words

African Literature

The Girl Who Could See (Kara Swanson) - Review

~ About the Book ~

All her life Fern has been told she is blind to reality—but, what if she is the only one who can truly see? 1,242 more words

Book Reviews

Data without Names

I don’t remember the names of most of the people I’ve met. I remember Veegan the Freegan’s name. Maybe if everyone’s names rhymed, I’d remember them. 809 more words


Book 27 of 2017: Station Eleven

As I mentioned in my review for The Handmaid’s Tale, Sanne or Booksandquills has started an End of the World Book Club where she is going to be reading dystopian novels. 379 more words


Quotes: Women’s Emotional Lives Do Not Revolve around Men

“It strikes me as unusual and as noteworthy that we should see two such dissimilar films foreground so strongly connection between women across generations within a family.

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