Man Booker Shortlist

The Man Booker prize, hosted in the U.K. , has been around for nearly 50 years. The winner receives some cash but better than that, recognition by their peers and inevitably, a huge increase in book sales. In 2014 American offerings became eligible for the prize and (scandal!) this year Americans make up half the … More Man Booker Shortlist

Find your Literary Landmark

Just a short note on a recent discovery: An extremely interactive museum focused on American writers and their work, The American Writers Museum (AWM), opens in Chicago, IL on May 16, 2017.  Visitors are encouraged to explore through touchscreens and “…high-tech multimedia installations..like a mesmerizing ‘Word Waterfall,’ in which a wall of densely packed, seemingly … More Find your Literary Landmark

A Rare Find

The majority of my blog posts have been female-centric, which is not the focus by any means! That being said, March is Women’s History Month and I have stumbled upon several interesting articles, movements, and discoveries related to women. The latest discovery happened in my hometown of Rochester, NY.  Growing up in a city where we took … More A Rare Find