Grace Lapointe

Grace Lapointe’s fiction has been published in Kaleidoscope, Deaf Poets Society, Mobius: The Journal of Social Change, and is forthcoming in Corporeal Lit Mag. Her essays and poetry have been published in Wordgathering. Her stories and essays—including ones that she wrote as a college student—have been taught in college courses and cited in books and dissertations. More of her work is at, Medium, and Ao3.

10 Creative Band Names That Reference Literature

While many lyrics reference literature, these bands took it to the next level and put their literary influences right in their names.

23 of the Most Influential Fantasy Books of All Time

These fantasy books have changed the genre and have inspired other creative works. For better or worse, they have influenced our culture.

20 of the Most Accurate Sci-Fi “Predictions”

Aspects from sci-fi books from decades past have made their way into modern technologies, but is this a coincidence or prescience?

Ranking The 10 Best Edgar Allan Poe Stories

What are the 10 best Edgar Allan Poe stories?

Do “Great Artists Steal”?

What's the origin of the infamous phrase "great artists steal," which has been attributed to scores of creatives?

10 of the Most Banned and Challenged Books in the Last Decade

Find the most banned books of the decade, as well as the most challenged, with notes on this form of censorship.

THE WAR OF THE WORLDS: The Influence of the Novel and Its Infamous Broadcast

In 1938, a radio broadcast about a Martian invasion caused a panic. It was the infamous broadcast of H.G. Wells's The War of the Worlds.

THE GIRL WHO DRANK THE MOON Is About Questioning the Status Quo

What does it mean to challenge and question the status quo? THE GIRL WHO DRANK THE MOON is an excellent example.

The Pied Piper of Hamelin: Terrifying, Mysterious, and Still Relevant

A look at the story of The Pied Piper of Hamelin, the terrifying legend that still resonates with audiences over 700 years later.

26 Of The Most Popular Literary Devices In Poetry

Here's your guide to the most common literary devices in poetry along with examples, whether you're a student, poetry, or lifelong learner.