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Let’s Have A Ki Ki: The Fundamentals of Drag Jargon

The herstory of drag is one of struggle, damnation, and, most importantly, fabulous ferocity. Drag is something that has been widely misunderstood, and even more widely unaccepted. RuPaul—more appropriately, Mama Ru—has been working for decades to expose drag to the masses as a respected practice and art form. In that time, he has gained notoriety […]

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What Does the Future Hold for Creative Nonfiction Writers?

In 2008, David Foster Wallace taught a craft class in creative nonfiction. The class syllabus gave the following examples of the kind of work that this term encompasses “… prose works such as personal essays and memoirs, profiles, nature and travel writing, narrative essays, observational or descriptive essays, general-interest technical writing, argumentative or idea-based essays, general-interest criticism, literary journalism, and […]

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