In which the author finally gets around to blogging about, and reviewing for, #AWW2017.
Letters to Tiptree: what does it mean to “write like a man”?
In Letters to Tiptree, forty writers, editors, critics, and fans address questions of gender, of sexuality, of the impossibility and joy of knowing someone only through their fiction and biography. They reminisce about the impact of Tiptree’s work, about teaching her stories, and about what it means that a woman can write “like a man”.
Friday Hoyden: Trillian
I’m feeling a bit Life, the Universe and Everything this week, so our Friday Hoyden is the space-hopping astrophysicist heroine of Douglas Adams’ Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy series, Trisha McMillan, aka Trillian.
Disability and Diversity in Young Adult Fiction
A couple of things have caught my eye lately, so I thought I’d share! Firstly, the Disability in Kidlit blog. This blog embraces a broad definition of disability, and discusses its representation in middle grade and YA literature from a… Read More ›
Book Look: The Sunlit Zone by Lisa Jacobson
The Sunlit Zone (2012) was written by Australian author Lisa Jacobson. I wouldn’t necessarily normally pick up this kind of novel in verse, but when it was shortlisted for the Stella Prize, it caught my eye. The blurb: Set in… Read More ›