Media & Literature

Media & Literature

What we can learn from the intrepidness of goal-oriented Aries

Author Susan Muaddi Darraj—who is Arab American and born to Palestinian parents—is forging new ground and giving visibility to young girls from this culture.

A conversation with experimental writer and archivist Megan McShea

Proprietary technologies and planned obsolescence collide to make data harder to extract once a file format is no longer supported, leading to a growing concern about the impact of this current “digital dark age.”

Books Perfect for a Global Pandemic from Greedy Reads' Julia Fleischaker

Losing yourself in a good book is a timeless way to manage uncertainty, unease, and being cooped up in a house with the family and roommates that you love so, so, so much, but seriously can you just turn down the volume on your video games please?

There is something in this collection for everyone—the personal, the political, the intimate, the strange, and humorous

In Flourish, Malech's poems rarely alight anywhere near where they begin—often introducing unexpected themes into the fray.

Carly Rae Jepsen’s emotions, Page Six, the success of Wikipedia, the world’s loneliest whale, and more

The internet was very nice this week.

Heidi Daniel and the Enoch Pratt Free Library

Libraries as places of possibility regardless of social class enabled Daniel to experience a larger world outside the one she lived in and imagine a variety of prospects that life might hold for her. That capacity drives her vision for the Pratt.

Fleishman Is in Trouble, Three Women, and Queenie

If there are any men who want to understand the way a woman’s mind and body works, kindly add these three books to your list.

Baltimore author Jeannie Vanasco’s recently published memoir, Things We Didn’t Talk About When I Was a Girl, dwells in the desire for a lived-out apology and underscores the nonlinearity of healing.

The Clifton House will be a hub for creatives across Baltimore to hone their craft

The Clifton House will be a hub for creatives across Baltimore to hone their craft through low- to no-cost programming, including writing workshops, arts programs, and history workshops.

Our relationship with technology has always been fraught. On one hand, it offers the promise of humanity to innovate, evolve, and invent. The Stone Age, the Bronze Age and, some ...

A New Novel Explores the Battles that Play Out in Every Artist’s Head While Deliciously Skewering the Art World

Barbara Bourland's novel about a young female artist earnestly making paintings in NYC in the early ‘90s captures all of the magical pain of being an artist

Potter provides a valuable resource which is adaptable for individuals and organizations alike in combating harassment and violence.

Author Sharon Flake comes to Baltimore to speak about diversity in young adult literature at CityLit Festival

Sharon Flake writes about Black teens, and when I was a teen, it felt like she was one of few authors actually writing about us.

The literary nonprofit amplifies youth voices with upcoming poetry festival

Founded in 2013 by poets/artists Olufunmike Woods, Kenneth Morrison, and Slangston Hughes, DewMore Baltimore began as a platform for community engagement but then it evolved to focus on poetry.

Decolonial Daughter: Letters from a Black Woman to Her European Son reflects on the lifelong process of decolonization

Brown shows us how decolonizing is more than a cultural buzzword. It’s a lifelong process. It’s also an internal one.

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