Authors Posts by Yaiza Canopoli

Yaiza Canopoli

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You don’t have to be middle class to enjoy art

There seems to be a general understanding that art is something sophisticated, refined, and inaccessible. The word ‘art’ conjures up images of royal portraits...

Freshers without drinking

One of my best memories from my first year at UEA is Freshers’ Week. Not because of the LCR and clubbing nights, but because...

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...
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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...