Amanda Gorman

Gorman’s Inauguration Poem Has Black Women Talking

Amanda Gorman mesmerized a nation with her inauguration poem “The Hill We Climb.” The beauty of her presence and the power of her words captured a country battle-scarred and looking for a lifeline…

January 2021
What Makes Real Lesbian Writing?

What Makes Real Lesbian Writing?

Sappho (610-570 BC) knew about real lesbians – women who watched and waited, were consumed by love and jealousy in a man’s world – or at least, that’s how this could be interpreted……

October 2020
Review: Dark Matters

Dark Matters By Susan Hawthorne

Dark Matters by Susan Hawthorne is a fascinating book, which in a post- modern way, tell stories about women, their lives and their myths…

October 2020
Sappho

Sappho, A Poet In Fragments

With a mere two complete poems extant from nine books of verse, much is left to the imagination in the reconstruction of the output (and life) of this most mysterious of ancient poets…

September 2020
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