Grace Safford / Instead of holding her tongue, Mary Oliver allows herself to just open her mouth and say what we are all thinking: “That is beautiful.” She captures awe by being awed.
Angelina Yeung / To truly capture identity, which is so complex and different to every person, the abstract is a necessity to allow language to shift and evolve.
Daniel Liu / It's dangerous for everyone, when people become only the exotic food they eat... Something distinct for the point of being distinct
Flora Soper / Poetry fits into this realm of inhabitable spaces without providing solid evidence that such a space exists. It uses language to build pyramids, to pry bricks out of letters and redefine them, shifting words to reconfigure a unique shape
Kai Van Ginkel / A deep-dive into the various historical Cinderellas, her transformation, and why she's withstood the test of time
Angelina Yeung / In the same way I find myself overjoyed to know so many excellent writers, I still struggle to call myself one.
Grace Safford — In her narratives, Woolf not only breathes life into semicolons and colons and em dashes—she speaks punctuation into a creative language.