Roundup: Literary Girls I Want to Be My BFF

I’m frankly kind of exhausted just trying to decide which topic to rant about. … More Roundup: Literary Girls I Want to Be My BFF

Review, IB Favorites Edition: Oranges Are Not The Only Fruit

Book: Oranges Are Not The Only Fruit by Jeanette Winterson Rating: 5/5 metaphorical oranges Recommended if you like: LGBTQ novels, coming of age stories, unconventional storytelling, religious metaphors that aren’t out to convert you to religion First lines: “Like most people I lived for a long time with my mother and father. My father liked to watch the … More Review, IB Favorites Edition: Oranges Are Not The Only Fruit

Dykes Do It Better: 9 Lesbian Authors You Should Dive Into

I don’t know about you, but sometimes I feel every book ever written is a metaphor for the phallus. A working cock. A flaccid dick. I suppose it makes sense that those possessing a dong tend to write about it, but even wonderful women authors seem compelled to write more about the D than the … More Dykes Do It Better: 9 Lesbian Authors You Should Dive Into

Words

So I just did a teaching presentation in a class about the power of words in the context of the LGBTQ community. First I did an exercise. I had everyone close their eyes and respond to these prompts. I asked them to name the ugly words. I also made a point to say that if … More Words

Unpacking the Conference: Planning, Execution, and Afterthoughts (via Hack Library School)

This took place at my school last year. I am proud to be in such company!

Unpacking the Conference: Planning, Execution, and Afterthoughts This post is a shared effort between HLS editor Julia Skinner and Katie DeVries Hassman, Sam Bouwers, and Gwen Persons, who were part of the conference planning team for Unpacking the “Library”: Exploring Works in Progress Across the Field of LIS. Other planners included Melody Dworak, Christine Mastalio, and Julie Zimmerman, who looked over parts of the post for us! To see more about the programs from that day, go to Julia’s post here. [caption … Read More

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