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Gender and Authority Seminar 3, Music/Film/Text

And of course our own seminar will be taking place on Wednesday, with refreshments from 5pm and papers beginning at 5.15 in the Vaughn SCR, Somerville College. 45 more words

KR: Bookstores & the Secret Room

When I was growing up in Rochester, NY, in the 1980s, you could drive to Monroe Avenue on the east side of the city and spend the afternoon wandering between bookstores. 86 more words

The Writing Life

Top Five 'Coming of Age' books

This is a little different to what I usually do, but as we’re coming to the end of the academic year, I thought it was appropriate – we can all get a little sentimental.  696 more words

YA Fiction

I am a dead poet

I am a dead poet.

I am locked behind four walls.

I am a Tuesday morning.

I am a wounded healer.

I am bravery, the disguise. 75 more words


Reading Tragedy

Summer prose crated in hope?
Champagne-aired sinner.

Seething, forced poems?
Factory-stacked dreams.

Death coming from good health?
Puritan luxuries, like meals.

May, 2016

This is an erasure poem based on pages 308 and 309 of the 1975, First Edition of… 88 more words

This Frabjous Day

Outgoing Guts

“And by the way, everything in life is writable about if you have the outgoing guts to do it, and the imagination to improvise. The worst enemy to creativity is self-doubt.” 8 more words