February 12, 2020

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Now that we’re entering a new decade, looking back at the books we loved seems like a fever dream. From baffling phenomena like Fifty shades of Grey to the plethora of dystopian YA novels, the Twilight series is perhaps the most iconic romance t...

December 4, 2019

Thanksgiving has just gone by and accompanying this US holiday is Native American Heritage month. Native Americans are quick to be associated with the past and a bygone way of living; a different world altogether from the USA we know today. Whilst communities and terri...

October 28, 2019

For a long time, the holy trinity – Toni Morrison, Alice Walker, and Maya Angelou – have dominated the literary field as black female writers. It is a rarity for authors to achieve mass recognition, but these women made it despite the barriers from the literary landsca...

February 6, 2019

Sincerity – Noun. The absence of pretence, deceit, or hypocrisy.

The Guardian hosted Carol Ann Duffy at Islington Assembly Hall to discuss and read from her latest poetry collection Sincerity. This will be her last collection before stepping down as Poet Laureate next M...

November 15, 2018

At first, the leaves shift cherry red, orange and yellow until thinning to a crisp brown. Heavy curtains of leaves folded over fences, until drying into fragile threads of branches under the skies cooling shade of blue.

Old Man walks through a dimming alleyway, hands tu...

October 28, 2018

Work place sexism, reproductive slavery, feminine destiny, and the continuous pursuit to try to please our male counterparts. First published in 1949, The Second Sex was a highly controversial novel, which landed itself on The Vatican’s list of prohibited books. Unfort...

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