Are Video Games Literature?

Recently, I’ve been doing a lot of research on the subject on the narratives of video games, and I thought I’d share some of my thoughts with my fellow literature-lovers. The study of video game narratives, in my humble opinion, … Continue reading

BOOK REVIEW: Birdie: Opening the Path to Reconciliation

For the debut post in WORDY by Nature’s new Book Review blog series, Nadia Adam reviews Tracey Lindberg’s Canadian Aboriginal novel, Birdie. Birdie is the debut novel by Indigenous rights activist, and Canadian law professor, Dr. Tracey Lindberg. The novel … Continue reading

Banned Books: Symbols of Positive Ideological Shifts

Persepolis Read Banned Books

As literature lovers, it is our instinctual response to regard Banned Books Week with a modicum of solemn reflection; a week when we think about the thousands of people unable to enrich their literary lives with profound works like Animal … Continue reading

Announcing Our 2017 Common Reader

Almost Famous Women Cover

Shannin Schroeder 2017 Convention Chair Make sure to carve some time out of your summer reading schedule for our 2017 Common Reader, Megan Mayhew Bergman’s short story collection Almost Famous Women, which details the colorful lives of these intrepid women. … Continue reading

English Major Gone Wild: An Experiment into a World Past the Classics

by Kaila Cummings Eastern Associate Student Representative, 2013-2014 Westfield State University, Westfield, MA $9.99 at Walmart. “You know what? Why not?” Granted, I didn’t want anyone I knew to see me, but I decided to buy The Mortal Instruments: City … Continue reading

Summer Fun- Alpha Nu’s 10 Best Film Adaptations from Literature

by Ellie Francis DouglassAssociate Student Representative for the Southwestern Region, 2010-2011 These are ten of the films that the Alpha Nu Lambda chapter deemed to be the best ever made. There order is random (it is too hard to pick … Continue reading