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Creative Writing
Self-help for movie monsters
Published Fall 2021
Kathy Flann wants to help movie monsters survive human attacks with her fourth book, an entertainingly preposterous collection of tips for werewolves, mummies, cyborgs, ghosts, and other movie monsters / Johns Hopkins Magazine
A seat at the table
Published Spring 2021
Reviewing Sociology Assistant Professor Christy Thornton's new book, 'Revolution in Development' / Johns Hopkins Magazine
Untold fight for voting rights
Published Winter 2020
Relearning history is rarely as engrossing as it is in historian Martha S. Jones' book, 'Vanguard' / Johns Hopkins Magazine
Rhythmical creations
Published Winter 2020
Alum Chris Mason's newest poetry collection 'Something Something Morning' exists in a "realm of profound sincerity," writes reviewer Bret McCabe / Johns Hopkins Magazine
A devastating debut novel
Published Fall 2020
Alum Megha Majumdar's debut novel tackles social status and Hindu nationalism in Kolkota / Johns Hopkins Magazine
In 'The Unexpected Spy,' read between the lines
Published Summer 2020
In The Unexpected Spy, alum Jessica Anya Blau tells the true story of Tracy Walder's transition from sorority house to undercover CIA agent / Johns Hopkins Magazine
What are you worth?
Published Summer 2020
In "Ultimate Price," author Howard Friedman explores the value we place on life / Johns Hopkins Magazine
Turtle mountain's protector
Published Summer 2020
Louise Erdrich's 17th novel—based on her grandfather—tells the story of a night watchman who fought against the termination of American Indian reservations. / Johns Hopkins Magazine
Gallows humor
Published Summer 2020
In "The Shore," English professor Chris Nealon explores the highs and lows of everyday life / Johns Hopkins Magazine