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Narratives like ‘The Brief and Wondrous Life of Oscar Wao’ are becoming a more standard part of the American literary landscape.

The experience is best described as magical.

Drag is an experience best seen live

This demonstration, and the coverage of it, has the power to catapult messages that people have been voicing for years: that experiences of race and gender are inextricable from each other, the urgency of the relationship between affordable health care and immigrant rights, the fact that environmental issues often disproportionately affect women and children — that "Women’s Rights are Human Rights," to quote Hillary Clinton.

According to author Claudia Rankine, the inception of her book-length poem, ‘Citizen: An American Lyric,’ began with the question: “How did that happen?”

It’s critical that children get their hands on these pieces of literature. It’s critical that people are uncomfortable reading “The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn” and it is critical that people think that “The Scarlet Letter” is obscene.

It is made for the audacious kid that is still deep within all of us, itching to experience one more journey while we are still young.

Kasischke will be discussing her work with the director of the MFA Program, Doug Trevor, in a free-flowing conversational interview.

“You can make so many different choices in your life that no matter what, at the end of the day you’re going to reach the destination.”

When I listen to music while walking, I observe the actions of people hustling through the diag; I pay closer attention to the trees and how they change.