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 https://gracelapointe.wordpress.com, Medium, and Ao3.

Rediscovering My Love of Coloring Books While Social Distancing

When one reader exhausted interest in reading and other activities while social distancing, she rediscovered her passion for coloring books.

Tiny Tim: Complex Reactions to a Stereotypical Character

A reader's analysis of idealized and stereotypical depictions of disability through Tiny Tim in Dickens' A CHRISTMAS CAROL.

5 Books for an Introduction to Disability History in the U.S.

These introductory U.S. disability history books, including A Disability History of the United States by Kim E. Nielsen, show how racism, anti-LGBTQIA prejudice, ableism, and sexism have, and still do, intersect.

6 Books To Check Out If You’re Fascinated By The Voynich Manuscript

The Voynich Manuscript, a bizarre 15th century document, has inspired numerous books as well as theories about its origins.

Who Creates Meaning in Fiction: Authors, Readers, or Both?

One reader contemplates the question of who gives meaning to fiction: is it the reader's perspective, the author, or both?

A Reading List Inspired by the AMMONITE Trailer

If you're excited about the romantic drama fictionalizing the life of paleontologist Mary Anning, check out these books like AMMONITE.

Reading Pathways: Louise Erdrich

Looking to get into the works of prolific Indigenous author Louise Erdrich? Find your reading pathway here.

FAR FROM THE MADDING CROWD’s Boldwood: A 19th Century Incel?

Taking a look at the Thomas Hardy classic, FAR FROM THE MADDING CROWD, and its character, William Boldwood, as an early fictional example of an incel.

10 Eclectic Books With Beatles Songs as Titles

A wide array of books, from literary fiction to romance to YA, have borrowed their titles from songs by The Beatles.

13 Fascinating Literary Adaptations You Can Stream for Free Online

You can stream these fascinating literary adaptations for free, without needing to subscribe to a streaming platform.