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Addison Rizer

Addison Rizer is an administrator in Seattle, Washington with a B.A. in English from Arizona State University. She is currently in Northern Arizona University’s Professional Writing M.A. program. Find her published work or contact her on her website at www.addisonrizer.com or follow her on Twitter @addisonrizer.

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6 Books for Submitting to the Mortifying Ordeal of Being Known

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Coffee Table Books: Their Origin, Precursors, And Rise to Popularity

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Pandemic Advice From Literature (And Diaries) of the Past

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The Dostoevsky Dash: The Reasons for Dashed Out Information in Literature

If you've read some classics, you've probably run across names and places replaced by a dash. But what is the Dostoevsky dash?

How Reading Ebooks Changes Our Perception (And Reviews)

Take a deep dive into research around reading ebooks and print books, and how these experiences compare to each other and other media.

I Wrote A Poem After Every Book I Read in 2020

How writing a poem for every book she read in 2020 helped one reader reconnect with the act of reading again.

The History of the Bookworm

The earliest documented appearance of the word bookworm, according to the Oxford English Dictionary, is in 1580.