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Category Archives: Columns



Reading & Protest

by Phoebe Wagner


National news outlets have been touting the rise in sales of George Orwell’s 1984. My Twitter and Facebook feeds have been sprinkled with comments about how it was time to reread the dystopian classic, particularly after “alternative facts” became a thing. People are following through with this desire to read 1984, according to the New […]





Fairy Tales for the New World Order: Circuits and Slippers, edited by Jaylee James


It is both gratifying and heartbreaking when reality begins to resemble sci-fi and fantasy: genre fiction gets an unexpected upgrade as the predictions of mere writers come true. This collection of twenty sci-fi infused fairy tales, published in September of 2016, came at exactly the right time. Now that dystopia is becoming the new normal, […]


Sophia Chester: Woman of Color with a Disability

by Cheryl Wollner


One of my best friends is a disability rights activist and shared a gem of intersectionality: “Disabled Black History: Shining a Light on Disabled Black Authors and Their Work” by Vilissa from Ramp Your Voice. Vilissa highlights Sophia Chester’s book Cosmic Callisto Caprica & The Missing Rings Of Saturn (2016), available through Smashwords. A self-proclaimed […]


Black Women in STEAM

by Cheryl Wollner


Happy first week of Black History Month! I finally saw Hidden Figures with my mother and if you haven’t seen it yet, you should. Where so often mainstream media depicts Black culture solely as struggle, as powerlessness, and the slavery narrative, Hidden Figures provides a more nuanced understanding . The story is grounded in the […]


Beast

by Cathrin Hagey


In 2010, I wrote a blog post for my personal website that I called “Teddy Bear Country,” in which I attempted to answer my daughter’s question: “Why are bears like babies?” She meant, why are bears so often portrayed in an infantile fashion, as in modern versions of “The Three Bears,” and the ubiquitous teddy […]