Girls Just Want To Be George, Jo, or Buffy: Reading Nostalgia and Heroines in Literature

A colleague shared the above image with me and I was reminded of so many books that have drawn me in to the point where I feel like I’m part of the narrative. For me, the trauma comes from having to let go of  immersed narrative experiences. Women and girls in literature like George Kirrin, Jo […]

“Shelling the Pecans” by Lorna Dee Cervantes (Audio)

This poem won Lorna Dee Cervantes the 2007 Pushcart Prize for Best of the Small Press. It was originally published in OCHO#6, 2006. The full text is available here. Similar Posts: A Review of Ciento: 100 100-Word Love Poems by Lorna Dee Cervantes Lorna Dee Cervantes at the American Literature Association Conference in San Francisco, […]

Lorna Dee Cervantes at the American Literature Association Conference in San Francisco, 26/05/12

In the spirit of National Poetry Day (UK) I have posted the following video of my favourite poet, Lorna Dee Cervantes. This video captures her reading at the ALA Conference, 2012: Similar Posts: Lorna Dee Cervantes Speaking at The Alamo in support of the Librotraficante Movement My first peer reviewed publication which compares the works […]