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Alysia Stevenson

Alysia Stevenson is a 26 year old born and bred New Yorker with a passion for Shakespeare, British and African-American Literature. She holds a Master's Degree in Literature and Creative Writing. When she's not spending time with her family, boyfriend and two dogs named Eleni and Dixon, you can find her working on her debut novel and watching YouTube. She currently lives in Tampa.

13 Books to Keep You in a Spooky Mood All Year Round

Looking for even more reads to keep you up at night and get you in the Halloween spirit? Check out these spooky books for Halloween and any day!

The 5 Phases of Writer’s Block

Writing can be fun and theraputic, but with the good comes the bad. Writer's block can hinder us, but let's make it something we can laugh at.

Was the Film Adaptation of READY PLAYER ONE Better Than the Book?

Tl;dr: yes.

What HOMEGOING Means to Me

One reader on what Yaa Gyasi's debut novel HOMEGOING meant to her.

Books by Black Authors That Should Be on Everyone’s Bookshelves

Black History Month may be over, but people can celebrate black authors every single day.

Why Reading Multicultural Literature is Important

Reading and understanding multicultural literature in both K-12 and university levels is incredibly important. All students need to see a different perspective than what they are used to.

6 Literary Women Every Reader Should Know

Fascinating literary women every reader should get to know.

Why I Hope the READY PLAYER ONE Movie is Better Than the Book

The Ready Player One book left a lot to be desired. Here's hoping the adaptation is better.