Today’s Reading List
Mothers, cities and safety, artistry and violence, from Hazlitt, Lenny Letter, and Literary Hub.
Todays Reading List is a daily round-up of stories that are inspiring us today from around the web.
All of the stories included are female-driven narratives, including but not limited to, relationships with mothers, security while walking throughout a city, and artistry in the midst of a violent world.
We hope that you enjoy these stories as much as we have.
1. Over at Literary Hub, novelist and professor Maaza Mengiste on Chinua Achebe, art, language, and a violent world:
2. Laura Maw of Hazlitt details men’s predatory ways in the city, psychogeography, and being a woman:
Morgan Jerkins is a writer and Associate Editor at Catapult.co. Her work has been featured in The New Yorker, The New York Times, Elle, Rolling Stone, and BuzzFeed, among many others. Her debut essay collection, This Will Be My Undoing, is forthcoming in 2018 from Harper Perennial.
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