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It’s Banned Books Week!

The annual Banned Books Week runs September 27 – October 3, 2020. Which means we have plenty of time to participate! We recommend starting with the American Library Association’s Top 100 banned books of the last decade, the first 20 of which are viewable here. “The list features many of the most popular and acclaimed […]

The Statue of Liberty Is a Redhead

Every time a poem gets rejected, another angel gets its wings. Or something like that. In his acclaimed poem “Howl,” Beat poet Allen Ginsberg claimed the energetic books of Jack Kerouac, William Burroughs, and Neal Cassady were all “published in Heaven.” Luckily for today’s poets, Heaven is a place on Earth. Redheaded Stepchild literary magazine […]