Writer & community organizer. YA & SFF. Fanperson. Trying unsuccessfully to curb my social media addictions. Graduate of the 2012 Clarion Science Fiction & Fantasy Writer's Workshop. Co-editor of Horror After 9/11 (University of Texas Press, 2011). Proud member of the incredible Altered Fluid writers group.
Photographers Thomas Subtil and Clarisse Rebotier have imagined in their surrealist series what the Paris metro would look like if it had just as many animals using it as people.
Cynthia Ozick’s stirring defense of Kafka, the man: “Whoever utters ‘Kafkaesque’ has neither fathomed nor intuited nor felt the impress of Kafka’s devisings. If there is one imperative that ought to accompany any biographical or critical approach, it is that Kafka is not to be mistaken for the Kafkaesque.”
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Old Trinity Church, Manhattan, Boris Izrailevich Anisfeld. Russian (1878 - 1973)
Faience Statuette of the Goddess Taweret.
This goddess was a strong protective deity, one who looked after women, children, and the home. She is depicted as a pregnant hippopotamus with the paws and tail of a lion and human breasts.
Egyptian, Hellenistic Period, 330 - 30 BC.
Source: Metropolitan Museum