Becoming a feminist/Alice Glass is problematic

I like to say that I became a feminist at a Crystal Castles show, in the way that we tend to ascribe more meaning to an event in retrospect than we do at the time. Continue reading


A body of writing

I just read the n+1 essay on Maggie Nelson and I think I absolutely have to read The Argonauts. I wish I had read this essay before I finished my piece on Dodie Bellamy, if for no other reason than that it’s a beautiful example of writing about an author’s entire body of writing intelligently. I haven’t read everything Bellamy’s written but still. Would have been a good model to go off of. Continue reading