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‘On the Come Up,’ Angie Thomas gets her rap on

‘On the Come Up,’ Angie Thomas gets her rap on

“I want a LGBTQ Twilight. I want a black Hunger Games. And I really want a black Harry Potter. I want publishers to allow black authors — marginalized authors — to tell our stories that should be told. The fact is: white authors tell every story under the sun. Give us...

Say YA(Y) for Young Adult Literature

Say YA(Y) for Young Adult Literature

When people see teenagers in the wild, also known as the world outside their home, they create a checklist in their mind: the phone, the bored look, and the vacant eyes. Nowadays, there is a record scratch moment to that checklist. Bibliophilic teenagers are emerging...

Short story: 3:46 a.m.

Short story: 3:46 a.m.

I’m patiently waiting in silence, listening intently for the universe to return my existential questions. It’s early Monday morning, and just outside the window pane sits a cloud heavy sky with disastrous hues of grey and violet, and I’m in pain. It’s pointless and a...

When do you become an adult ?

When do you become an adult ?

When do you become an adult? That’s the question we all have to figure out. Many say we officially become an adult when we turn 21 but I believe we are still pre-mature at this age. Once we turn 21 we immediately think we can drink and party whenever we choose too....