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“No Happy Ending in Sight”

At Smart Bitches, Sara reports on the Romance Writers Association as officers resign, members leave and chapters vote to dissolve. “February 2020 is looking to be as long as January 2020 in RWA-time, so let’s catch up. I’m tired already. As of this morning, 11 February 2020, resignations […]

“Bitches on Comics”

Friend of the Gutter Sara Century talks about Rachel Summers–and perhaps Vampirella–on the latest episode of the Bitches on Comics podcast. “This week’s episode answers a question about how to get comic books and one about the first queer characters in comics, Sara tells us the story of […]

“The Crime of Blackness”

At the New Yorker, Christine Smallwood looks at Dorothy B. Hughes’ “forgotten Noir,” The Expendable Man (1963). “The creation of difference itself was her subject. Her books were widely praised for their atmospheres of fear and suspense, and criticized when they reached, as the New York Times said […]