The Lesbian Career Girl series has been a great addition to my personal library, and as soon as Monica Nolan writes another one, I’m going to be sure to buy it and support her work.
I know writers have a long, long way to go to get to where Susan Stinson was in 1993 when she published Belly Songs.
“I’ve always loved sci-fi books, movies, and TV, and the influence shows in other projects I’ve written…”
A unique coming-of-age novel with diverse characters that meets the criteria for a fat-positive novel.
“Writing pain and fatness together is tricky, because many people assume that is all that fat people are.” –Susan Stinson
Overall, Peck’s Fat Girls and Lawn Chairs reads like a good candidate for a memoir class, one in which a smart teacher would point Peck toward the gold to be meaningfully mined and away from the you-had-to-be-there tales you tell friends at dinner.
But a dilettante by definition doesn’t typically “do” a career.
He’s into craft beer and soccer (totally unAmerican) and crosses his legs in such a way that suggests he’s effeminate. What did Sam see in him?
An impressive part of Hirsch’s stories is her knowledge of physics.
“But my grades — my brains –” Bobby struggled to express herself. “A teacher has to be smart.”