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The Female in Historical Fiction

The Female in Historical Fiction

Please refer back to my previous post, “The Gentleman’s Guide to Vice and Virtue,” for further context. Two weeks ago, I reviewed “The Gentleman’s Guide to Vice and Virtue,” a historical fiction novel written by creative genius, Mackenzi Lee. In the 797 words of my review, I summarized my feelings from when I first consumed […]

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“The Gentleman’s Guide to Vice and Virtue”

“The Gentleman’s Guide to Vice and Virtue”

I have just finished reading perhaps the greatest young adult novel ever written; at the very least, it is the greatest one my eyes and imagination have traversed. Even after completing the book, remembered waves crest in my mind’s eye, carrying a load heavier than the ships described in this novel. Flashes of banditry overtake […]

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Fallen by Andrew

Fallen by Andrew

Here’s an original prose piece I’ve written. I hope you enjoy!   Fallen The stars are beautiful during the scenic fall nights like the one on which I met her. I remember because I could see entire constellations twinkle when I stared into her eyes. I remember also the energy she seemed to share with […]

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Anna: A Short Story

Anna: A Short Story

“Anna” By: John Lineberger It was November outside and I was eighteen, working the night shift by myself in an Exxon gas station at the end of my street. Between the hours of thumbing through Instagram and countless vain attempts to talk with some hotdog craving truckers, I was sure I’d lose my mind in […]

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Cat Food by Andy Dittrich

Cat Food by Andy Dittrich

Costello came home around ten. He put his briefcase on the kitchen table and hung his jacket on one of the chairs. He felt a bit hungry so he walked over to the fridge, see if he could find something to eat.  As he stood by the fridge he felt his cat leaning into his […]

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An Interview with Professor Janaka Lewis

An Interview with Professor Janaka Lewis

Janaka Lewis was born and raised in Georgia and formally educated in North Carolina and the Chicago area. She is a self-proclaimed daughter of the South and southern spaces and loves to both teach and write about mobile women from the mid nineteenth-century through today. Through her teaching, she specializes in early African American narratives and also […]

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