Leah Golder discusses the reality of book banning and censorship.
I am no mother, I am no bride, I am King
Florence tackles the torn identity she feels between her success as an artist, and a woman wanting to start a family in her new song King.
“Depop girlies” and the problem with pre-loved fashion
Sarah McKie discusses the problems of Depop and the fashion industry.
Stories within Stories: Secondhand Books
Secondhand books don’t often have much financial value. However, last year 54 million used books were sold online in the UK. So, what is the appeal? Don’t get me wrong, I love a shiny, previously unopened paperback from time to time but there is something about secondhand books that captures me more.
Whose Responsibility is Representation?
Following a recent article published by The Guardian, detailing Monica Ali’s depression caused by the reaction to her novel Untold Story, the conversation surrounding who is responsible for representation in literature resurfaced. Should the role fall solely on the same people who are under-represented? Or should society, as a whole, strive for equal representation for all writers and experiences?
Forgotten Women: The New(ish) Trend in Literature
Abi Ramsay discusses the rising trend of modern retellings of Ancient Greek tales.
Calling for Accountability or a Witch-Hunt Without Mercy?
No one is safe from the clutches of cancelling. Your favourite celebrity is a mere tweet away from having their whole career questioned. So why do people become ‘keyboard warriors’ and begin a tirade of abuse? Surely these attacks make the persecutor just as bad as the defendant, and maybe even worse in some cases?
The Power of ‘Deuxmoi’: My obsession with the real life Gossip Girl
Where were you when you found out that Kim Kardashian and Kanye West were divorcing? When Scarlett Johnanson and Colin Jost got married and, most frighteningly, when the allegations of Armie Hammer’s cannibalism catapulted into pop culture news?