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On Oral Tradition…

“For most of human history, ‘literature,’ both fiction and poetry, has been narrated, not written — heard, not read. So fairy tales, folk tales, stories from the oral tradition, are all of them the most vital connection we have with the imaginations of the ordinary men and women whose labor created our world.” – Angela … Continue reading

Tender Morsels

Tender Morsels

Tender Morsels is at once painful and tantalizing. It challenged me as a reader in ways I haven’t been, in a very long time. It is a bitter tale, one that takes time with its telling because you are expected to split and grow like the main character, where you nurture an understanding, a difficult … Continue reading