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Category Archives: Birthday

Happy Birthday, Margaret Atwood!

by Anna O’Brien

Get out your party hats, dear readers, (or maybe your handmaid’s bonnets?), because today we’re celebrating the birthday of the author, poet, environmentalist, literary critic, essayist, and inventor Margaret Atwood. A household name after Hulu picked up her novel The Handmaid’s Tale, turning it into a serial show (and expanding it beyond the book), there […]

Celebrating Virginia Woolf’s Sapphic Fiction

by Linda Codega

Virginia Woolf is a work of art. Her fiction, although sometimes dense and hard to understand, is each of them a masterwork of craft. I got into Woolf because my Aunt Linda, my namesake, knew I loved to read, and started giving me books authored by the Bloomsbury Group when I was young. Probably too […]

Happy Birthday, Shirley Jackson!

by Danielle Perry

When I wrote about Shirley Jackson and The Haunting of Hill House three years ago, I knew little about Shirley Jackson’s life, but I soon learned more because I spent 2015 obsessed with Hill House, not unlike Eleanor. On a whim, I decided to read the introduction of my copy, which told me that “Jackson, […]

Happy birthday, Madeleine L’Engle!

by Jen Gheller

On this day in 1918, science fiction author Madeleine L’Engle was born. She is best known for her Time Quintet, especially the first novel, A Wrinkle in Time. Born and raised in New York City, L’Engle began writing at the age of five and never stopped, despite  discouragement from her teachers. As an adult, the […]