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Short Story: "Middle West"

My hair has been red for an entire week now. I opted for a more subtle strawberry-amberish tone, nothing boorish and audacious like the candy apple or the blazing pink from dye jobs past. 4,224 more words


Roth, Woody and Me: An Indignant Tale of Creative Lenses

I’ve been reading a lot in my early middle age.  Maybe to beat back boredom or loneliness.  Maybe to beat back a very fertile imagination that likes to focus on mortality. 4,254 more words


Study Abroad: Morocco (Deadline Approaching!)

Study Abroad and the Department of English and Reading and World Languages Presents:

Morocco: A Land of Many Distinctions

Trip: May 24 – June 2, 2016… 152 more words


Witches #4

This morning I heard a really fascinating report on the place of women in folklore and fairy tales, and of course it revolved around the theme of the witch. 76 more words


The Bookish Week in Review

  1. The Man Booker Shortlist was announced. Is it the most diverse yet?
  2. On the topic of diversity, a 14 year old boy from the U.K. has written to Bloomsbury, highlighting…
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The Bookish Week in Review

  1. J. K. Rowling shocked everyone (well, perhaps not the French) and announced that we’ve been pronouncing Voldemort’s name wrong. Yeah, but we got Hermione…
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Women through the ages

A few months ago, I enthusiastically tweeted:

I was increasingly excited about the prospect of teaching some of my favourite texts to my year 10 class. 677 more words

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