Authors Posts by Yaiza Canopoli

Yaiza Canopoli

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Madeline Miller: a feminist perspective on Greek mythology

Author of The Song of Achilles and recent release Circe, Madeline Miller is perhaps the most exciting voice of contemporary mythology retellings. The Song...
Book illustration - Frith Dunkley

“You definitely should judge a book by its cover”

You shouldn’t judge a book by its cover – or at least that’s what they say. Looking past the outside is supposed to help...
pixabay, stux

Bangin’ good art

The novel: "Rubyfruit Jungle was released at a time when queer literature wasn’t really a thing. Most queer books published today shy away from a...

Tokenism: the need for all-queer shows

While tokenism has arguably existed in the media we consume for a very long time, it has recently become much more acknowledged, and is...
papirontul, Pixabay.com

…E-readers and e-beauty

When e-books started blowing up, they were received like the devil: everyone in the bookish community was angry about their existence for one reason...
Ikiwaner, wikimedia

Ethical volunteering in Third World countries

Going abroad is as common an experience as any. The allure of seeing cultures considered ‘different’, countries unknown, seems to be never-ending, and as...