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Category Archives: Columns

“[T]o Be Beautiful and Awesome and Butt-Kicking”: G. Willow Wilson

by Erin K. Wagner

The first issue of Marvel’s acclaimed new Ms. Marvel comic series is entitled Metamorphosis. And it’s appropriate—both to the ever-changing Kamala Khan (our new Ms. Marvel) and to the role of the series in changing and revamping Marvel’s brand as a more inclusive and gender-diffuse representation of the superhero landscape. (Though this transformation is far […]

Writing About Historical Figures

by Jacqui Lipton

A number of authors have asked me recently about legal issues involved in writing about historical figures, whether the project be fiction or nonfiction, and whether there are any intellectual property or other rights that need to be cleared by an author to do so. The good news is that the answer to this question […]

Lois Lowry’s “Gossamer”

by Jen Gheller

Lois Lowry has written many books that have stayed with me over the years and their messages still ring true to our current events. One in particular has been on my mind lately, and it’s different from her haunting dystopians or wrenching historical fictions. Gossamer, although short at around 150 pages, is a story we […]


by Cathrin Hagey

Forests are known by many names: rainforest, woodland, wood, jungle, bush, backwood, park, with each term conjuring its own meaningful subtext. Woodland, to the fanciful mind, might imply the existence of a realm of unseen beings who sleep sheltered within the center of a daisy or owe their existence to the lifeblood of an oak […]