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Ellen Bass Reading at San Diego State University
Event Review

Ellen Bass Reading at San Diego State University

On Wednesday, November 16, 2016, a very talented poet came to honor San Diego State University with her presence. Ellen Bass, award-winning author, educator, and editor of feminist poetry anthology No More Masks: An Anthology of Twentieth-Century American Women Poets, came to do a reading of a select few poems from her latest and most powerful work yet, Like A Beggar, published in April of 2014. Continue reading

Lauren Oliver’s Replica: The Intertwined Cinematic Adventure of Two Heroines
Book Review

Lauren Oliver’s Replica: The Intertwined Cinematic Adventure of Two Heroines

Lauren Oliver’s flip-book Replica was an exciting adventure that had me endlessly flipping through pages, eager to find out more. Getting to the last chapter of Lyra’s side, so much was still going on that I somehow believed there were more chapters to come, but then, it ended. Just like that. Not to worry, though, because … Continue reading

How Aspirational: Laura Callaghan’s Portraits of the Modern Woman
Commentary

How Aspirational: Laura Callaghan’s Portraits of the Modern Woman

“Cheat, Flay, Shove: How to Get Ahead and Live Your Best Life,” says the cover of a book held by a twenty-something year-old redhead woman drawn and painted by London-based illustrator Laura Callaghan. For millennial women, the portrait’s representation of wellness is a strange and familiar contradiction, like the pleasing aesthetics of an unemployed adult’s … Continue reading