Posts Tagged: Hermione Hoby

Notable NYC: 9/22–9/28

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Literary events in and around NYC this week!

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Notable NYC: 2/24–3/2

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Literary events and readings in and around New York City this week!

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Notable NYC: 2/17–2/23

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Literary events and readings in and around New York City this week!

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Notable NYC: 2/10–2/16

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Literary events and readings in and around New York City this week!

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Notable NYC: 1/6–1/12

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Literary events and readings in and around New York City this week!

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A Weird and Wonderful World

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In a New York Times book review of Alexandra Kleeman’s short story collection, Intimations, Hermione Hoby writes: Like an alien intent on some meticulous anthropological mission on Earth, Alexandra Kleeman seems always to be encountering the world for the first time. Hoby goes on to explore how Kleeman writes about “the oddness of bodies,” and […]

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2015, Year of the Badass Woman?

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As it’s most commonly used, badass implies both toughness and disaffectedness. It’s rare to look at someone whose chief qualities are measured thoughtfulness and open emotionality and declare her a total badass. Ijeoma Oluo, Naomi Yang, Eudora Welty—these women are creative and powerful and assertive, yes, but should we call them “badass”? Over at the Guardian, […]

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