Alison Doherty

Alison Doherty is a writing teacher and part time assistant professor living in Brooklyn, New York. She has an MFA from The New School in writing for children and teenagers. She loves writing about books on the Internet, listening to audiobooks on the subway, and reading anything with a twisty plot or a happily ever after.

3 Great YA Book Podcasts

Put these great podcast about YA books and writing in your ears.

What Is Up With Election Erotica?

A look at the existence of Trump, Bernie, and HRC erotica.

Does a Book Need Feminist Characters to be a Feminist Book?

Exploring feminist books without feminist characters.

Fat Girls in Romance Novels

How the fat heroines in romance novels helped one reader accept her own body.

Boy Books, Girl Books, and Missing Out on Anne Frank

How centering the stories of boys over girls harms both.