A Collection of Literary Cosplays I’ve Created

I've written about Fictional Hangover Podcast before--I just had cohost Claire as a guest on the podcast, and I'm following their reading challenge this year--but I don't think I've discussed host Amanda's incredible bookish cosplays. She's dressed as a character from the book discussed for almost every episode, which is pretty impressive. This has inspired … Continue reading A Collection of Literary Cosplays I’ve Created

“Midnight Sun,” the Hugo Awards, and Other Concerns: Reader Chat with Claire Eastaugh

Listen to this episode on Spotify, Apple, or anywhere you find bookish podcasts. I'm joined this week on the podcast by the cohost of Fictional Hangover, Claire Eastaugh, and we have some concerns. We discuss the release of a new Twilight book, ponder the relevance of dead white male science fiction authors, and Claire gives … Continue reading “Midnight Sun,” the Hugo Awards, and Other Concerns: Reader Chat with Claire Eastaugh

Social Justice in Science Fiction: Podcast Episode

Listen to this episode on Spotify, Apple, or wherever you find bookish podcasts. This week's podcast episode is a reading of this post from all the way back in January of 2019. I thought it seemed relevant now in this moment of increasing awareness and action surrounding the civil rights and social justice movements. And … Continue reading Social Justice in Science Fiction: Podcast Episode

Words from Kwame Alexander, Jacqueline Woodson, and More from the KidLit Rally for Black Lives

By now, everyone knows about the great boiling point the U.S. has reached, with the murder of George Floyd the latest in a string of such cases that has sparked protests in every state and in many countries across the globe. I have posted quite a bit about this on social media, but I haven't … Continue reading Words from Kwame Alexander, Jacqueline Woodson, and More from the KidLit Rally for Black Lives

What Your Jane Austen Opinions Say About You (as Explained by My TikTok Videos)

So I've been really into TikTok lately, and I've gradually discovered a bookish community on this social media platform, known as #booktok. I may be about 10 years older than the average TikTokker but I'm having so much fun! And I've started to build up a bit of small following with my niche Jane Austen … Continue reading What Your Jane Austen Opinions Say About You (as Explained by My TikTok Videos)