Immediately following President Obama's reelection, news sources proclaimed 'The Establishment GOP is Dead'. It was almost like they were a bit nostalgic for it, every week a more outlandishly offensive scandal than the last. But … [Read More]
From the beginning, I knew I wanted to write. While many of my school friends dreamed of futures as movie stars or sports heroes or rich housewives, I was dreaming of becoming a writer, of … [Read More]
The first time I heard that Judy Blume is one of the most censored/challenged American authors of all time, I laughed. I was about fifteen.
“Judy Blume? As in, the Judy Blume?” I didn’t believe it. … [Read More]
I do not believe that apparent authoritative literary voices of validation would ever make such a grand claim about a novel written by a woman. I say this because I believe there are many novels by women that are about the same sort of world as presented in Freedom. Sadly, the culture usually calls these books domestic or family sagas.