In Which It Turns Out I Have a Lot of Feelings About FTR and AWP

Here's a story. Several years ago, I received a free pass to AWP. The conference was being held in New York and because Sarah Lawrence was a sponsor, they had some passes to give away to students. I was delighted to have the chance to attend, and I rode the train into the city in my favorite red dress, loving trains, loving …

The Folkloresque

I'm happy to say I recently had an academic essay published in The Folkloresque: Reframing Folklore in a Popular Culture World, co-edited by my good friend Jeff and our former IU professor Michael Dylan Foster. Jeff and I first started working on our essay in this volume, about how Harry Potter treats folklore, several years …

Reading Recommendation: “Madeleine,” Amal El-Mohtar

In honor of yesterday's Supreme Court's ruling in favor of marriage equality, today's reading recommendation comes from Lightspeed's Queers Destroy Science Fiction! special issue: Now: she is home, and leaning her head against her living room window at twilight, and something in the thrill of that blue and the cold of the glass against her …