Clothes: A post inspired by Sheila Heti, Heidi Julavits, and Leanne Shapton’s anthology Women in Clothes

(Me, snapped by my partner) Women in Clothes is a diverse collection of stories, musings, and memories, about how clothes shape women’s lives and views of the world, and it also includes lovely photographic taxonomies of women’s personal clothing and accessory collections. Inspired by Sheila Heti, Heidi Julavits, and Leanne Shapton’s anthology Women in Clothes, … Continue reading Clothes: A post inspired by Sheila Heti, Heidi Julavits, and Leanne Shapton’s anthology Women in Clothes

😍 A Comprehensive Beginner’s Guide to Autobiographical Comics! 😍

Image from the Introduction to Lynda Barry's One Hundred Demons! A Comprehensive Beginners Guide to Autobiographical Comics! Introduction to Graphic Novels Graphic novels use any combination of text and illustrations to convey a story. Contrary to popular misconception, they are for any and all age and reading levels. Some graphic novels are more text heavy … Continue reading 😍 A Comprehensive Beginner’s Guide to Autobiographical Comics! 😍

On Collecting Books, and How Objects Haunt Us and Piece Us Together

I have been a collector for a very long time, taking pleasure in the way objects are arranged around me in the various rooms of houses and apartments where I have lived. When I was a child I would intricately arrange objects along the shelves and ledges of my bedroom and curate new arrangements every few … Continue reading On Collecting Books, and How Objects Haunt Us and Piece Us Together

Why Grownups (and Everyone) Should Read YA and Children’s Literature

Well, to begin with, YA literature consists of some of the most wonderful storytelling in the universe, and a true and decent YA writer does not talk down to children and writes for both children and adult audiences, knowing full well that adults are just overgrown children even more stubbornly set in their ways. YA … Continue reading Why Grownups (and Everyone) Should Read YA and Children’s Literature