News: “Lucky Strikes” and “Waking the Dreamer”

I'm excited to announce some recent publications! I'm excited to see both of these pieces out in the world. One is a short story, "Lucky Strikes," which you can find over at Souvenir Lit. (While you're there, be sure to check out the other fantastic work in the issue!) You can read "Lucky Strikes" here. The... Continue Reading →

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The Book We Need Isn’t Orwell’s 1984

Orwell's 1984 may provide us with a vocabulary for critiquing the Trump administration. "Double speak," "thought police": these and other turns of phrase explain the peculiar and insidious ways in which Trump is gaslighting America. (This is a phenomenon that Lauren Duca has explained, incisively, in Teen Vogue.) And while we need 1984's lexicon of authoritarianism, it's not... Continue Reading →

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