For the blog post this week, I'm switching things up a little! Last week, I officially finished up my first year of grad school at George Washington University (and because of my finals/workload I may or may not have skipped out on reading the book I was supposed to read for a review lol). So… Continue reading The Publishing World: Grad School and Internships
Genre : Short StoryPublished : October 2, 2006 / June 1, 2010Publisher : Granta / Anchor When Emory and I came up with the idea to recommend a short story to each other for this week’s post, I was at a loss for a while. It was like every short story I had ever read… Continue reading Review | Jumping Monkey Hill by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie
It's MAAAAAAY! Here are all the amazing and delicious books we are reading this month. Sara: Orange World and Other Stories by Karen Russell - Out on May 14th, Karen Russell’s new book of short stories looks like it will be just as brilliant as her other works! Seriously, if you’ve never read anything by… Continue reading May Bookshelf
For my blog post this week, I'm switching things up a bit! Throughout the year, I'd like to write about finding and building community as a writer - whether that be online or in person, local or abroad. Whatever form your writing community takes, what's important is that you create a support system that best… Continue reading Writing Community: Sirens Conference
WOW! We survived the treacherous Ides of March and are one month closer to sweet, sweet summertime. Welcome to the glorious month of April - here are the books we can't stop thinking about! Emory: Once & Future by Cori McCarthy and Amy Rose Capetta - This book has been popping up all over my… Continue reading April Bookshelf
Genre : Fairy Tale, Fantasy, Magical RealismDate Published : March 5, 2019Publisher : Riverhead Books I was first introduced to Helen Oyeyemi during my junior year of undergrad in a course titled “The Novel and its Secrets.” We read a short story from her collection, What Is Not Yours Is Not Yours, and I knew… Continue reading Book Review | Gingerbread by Helen Oyeyemi
Genre : Fantasy, Young AdultDate Published : January 29, 2019Publisher : Macmillan I first heard of Leigh Bardugo when I attended the amazing Sirens conference in October 2018. Bardugo was one of four amazing keynote speakers at the conference, and I immediately fell for this extremely witty, badass, and inspiring writer. She talked about Mediocre… Continue reading Book Review | King of Scars by Leigh Bardugo
I'm Emory - I currently live in Columbus, Ohio, where I put my Shakespeare Studies MA to good use as an ice cream scooper/jewelry maker and Sci-Fi/Fantasy writer. When I'm not working, I volunteer at visiting author events, attend monthly Feminist Sci-Fi Bookclub meetings, and co-run a local writing group. My ideal book contains robots,… Continue reading Two Sisters. Infinite Books.