Media & Literature

Media & Literature

The internet gave me a lot to think about this week.

Shireen Abu Akleh, Brittney Griner, Inner Hoe Uprising, daydreaming with Leslie Jamison, good and evil, Joetha Collier, Washington City Paper, the Liver King, baby formula, and goodye to the iPod. 

Articles, essays, and resource guides on the subject of reproductive justice

The internet was all about abortion this week. 

Elon Musk buys Twitter, an American history of abortion, the American healthcare system, Disney and Florida beef, and more

The internet had me in my feels this week.

Funk and environmentalism, vending machines, video games, unmasking on planes, the air fryer, charging your friends for dinner, and more

The internet felt random this week, but it was interesting.

A conversation between Ashley Minner (Lumbee Tribe of North Carolina) and Dare Turner (Yurok Tribe of California)

The artist and folklorist Ashley Minner wants you to know that Native heritage in Baltimore is vital and alive, continuing to this day.

Faith Ringgold, Eddie Conway, Elon Musk, celebrity relationships, NY subway attack, and more

The internet was a lot this week.

"I always think of how much, how high, and how something can get done that has yet to be seen or encountered."

Carla Du Pree’s profound surrender to the principle of abundance has allowed her advocacy to flourish, especially CityLit Project, a Baltimore literary nonprofit founded by Gregg Wilhelm in 2004.

Month-long workshops and discussions that underscore the importance of craft, storytelling, and community

Spread out over the month of March with live and virtual events, the 2022 festival's keynote speaker is Nikole Hannah-Jones.

The new magazine features manifestos, portraits by Schaun Champion, and more info on the critical reading and writing program for Black girls

Taking the form of poems, essays, letters, and stories, the manifestos are sometimes loud, as if shouted through a bullhorn, while others read like a prayer, a setting of intention.

A new chapbook organized by Ann Quinn is both an anthology and a self-directed workshop for poets looking to expand their skills

Poetry Is Life, a new poetry workbook published this month by Baltimore’s Yellow Arrow Publishing, morphs a successful workshop into a handy, portable, and non-electronic format.

An interview with artist, writer, and professor Mark Alice Durant about small press Saint Lucy Books

Saint Lucy evolved from a blog covering photography and contemporary art into a small press that produces stylish, unique books exploring the liminal possibilities and hidden histories of photography.

(Mostly) 2021 Baltimore book highlights

Okay, there are also some 2020 releases included here, but let's give each other some grace...

Indulging Sags' love of exploring new territory

More than a hodge-podge of history gained while gallivanting around Portugal, the book is a love song to the growers and keepers of the age-old tradition of winemaking.

The perfect read for Scorpio season!

Everyone knows Scorpio is labeled as the sex pot, but understand that their repertoire is vast. Their knowledge involves not just “the act” but all things surrounding the act, including hygiene, etiquette, and even how to handle the most embarrassing sexual snafus.

Being Black in America—much less Omaha, Nebraska, where the sisters were born—is far from easy

The best book to represent Libra this October is You’ll Never Believe What Happened to Lacey by sisters Amber Ruffin and Lacey Lamar.

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