Teachers Transform Lockers into Book Spines by Sonia Weiser

Story via http://mentalfloss.com/ Teachers Transform Lockers into Book Spines by Sonia Weiser School might be out for summer, but teachers at Biloxi Junior High School in Mississippi are already preparing for the fall. A group of teachers and volunteers are turning the 8th grade English hallway into an “Avenue of Literature” by painting the 189 unused lockers—which had … More Teachers Transform Lockers into Book Spines by Sonia Weiser

Georges Perec is my hero by Caron Freeborn: The shock of beauty in an unsafe world

‘Georges Perec is my hero’ by Caron Freeborn The shock of beauty in an unsafe world    When I was young and plump with others’ poetry, his hopes for me were raised stock high and mine wild and restless as a factory rage…‘ The opening lines of ‘I fear he is dead’ by Caron Freeborn resonate throughout … More Georges Perec is my hero by Caron Freeborn: The shock of beauty in an unsafe world

Women Writers You should Know About #1: Murasaki Shikibu

Jane Austen, Iris Murdoch, Margaret Atwood, Harper Lee – inspirational authors of some of the best-loved literature of all time. But what of those female writers who are not household names but have in their own way produced some of the most important literature of their time? From the 10th Century AD to the modern … More Women Writers You should Know About #1: Murasaki Shikibu

Short Story: The Lottery by Shirley Jackson

Read the story here then click the link to read the article below to find out 11 facts about the publication of the story. http://mentalfloss.com/article/57503/11-facts-about-shirley-jacksons-lottery Shirley Jackson’s The Lottery is one of those stories for me. Such a simple idea but so horrifically realised – that last line – jeez. What makes it so frightening is … More Short Story: The Lottery by Shirley Jackson