Feminist Fridays: March 29, 2013

I’ve never participated in a meme or had regularly occurring feature, but I’m going to give it a shot and see if I can stick with it. I find I’m always interested in feminist perspectives, whether it’s in regards to literature, pop culture, or current events. Feminist Fridays is going to be my forum for… Continue reading Feminist Fridays: March 29, 2013

Conversations about Race in YA literature

I’ve seen a few conversations going on this week about the frequency and way in which race is portrayed in young adult literature. I think it’s great that this discussion is taking place. The first is part of a larger topic that effects the literature community: the adoption of Common Core standards.  Now that much… Continue reading Conversations about Race in YA literature

Souvenirs from my Internet Travels April 29-May 5

Whenever people say that they are bored, I always translate that as “I am without Internet access and/or a book”. I’m never bored. Here’s a sampling of the articles and blog posts I found interesting, inspiring, or thoughtful this week. This is some of the best advice on how to use Twitter sucessfully and to… Continue reading Souvenirs from my Internet Travels April 29-May 5