On a warm Thursday evening, after a miss-guided trek through Grossmont College, I arrived at a Chula Vista High Tech High literary event. Here I got the exciting chance to experience the by product of an ingenious project based off the Ryan North book To Be or Not to Be, a choose-your-own-path version of Hamlet.Teacher …
As if the Mercer family wasn’t already struggling, the death of the breadwinning Kalen sets into motion a dangerous roller coaster of unfriendly visitors. Author Starzee from the online writing site, Wattpad, tells the story about one strong girl who pushes through when the getting gets tough.
When I hear the word “Trifecta,” I don’t think of horses and betting slips. To me, it sounds like “three” and “perfect”: Trifection.
On a Thursday evening at the Vermillion Art Gallery & Bar, where the art is as viscerally demanding as the barkeep is warm and kind, three women read from their new collections. And for an hour we were all close to perfection.
If you haven’t read Katie Farris’ incredible boysgirls yet, read this great review from American Book Review where her debut collection is praised both for its refined madness, and for alluring the reader into an incredible and incredibly strange world.
Book Review by Stephanie Hernandez “I’ve been told I’m almost as dangerous as a tsunami” – Kane, Lord of the Underworld “I’ve been told I’m a tsunami” – Josephina Aisling Witty and resilient, Josephina Aisling-AKA Tinker Bell or Tink- is no damsels in distress. In fact, she doesn’t want saving, she wants death. …
Russell seems to ask how we can possibly develop when we are both surrounded by and carry such dehumanizing acts of violence. On a larger, more removed level, she seems to wonder why our development appears to demand a certain amount of violence in the first place.