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.

UNBROKEN Counters Stereotypes of Disabled, Teen Characters

THE ESSEX SERPENT is a Study in Victorian Values

Identity Theft: A Uniquely Old-Fashioned Literary Crime

In an era of social media and detailed paper trails, a reader considers the dated nature of identity theft in both fiction and nonfiction.

5 Historical Novels with Famous Authors as Characters

Using famous authors as characters, these historical fiction works help to humanize and de-mystify writers who often seem larger than life.

MAKING SHAPELY FICTION Presents Helpful Suggestions and Archetypes for Writers

Why Anastasia Krupnik Was Way Ahead of Her Time

5 Fiction and Nonfiction Narratives About Medicine

Here are five fiction and nonfiction books about medicine that may offer insight and perspective to people with a casual interest in science and medicine.

THE VIRGIN SUICIDES 25 Years Later: Obsession and Alienation

Although some readers might find it alienating, the novel's refusal to provide easy answers is one of its biggest strengths.

15 Reflective Winter Poems For Cold Nights

Cold, darkness, and the unknown can be powerful symbols, but these winter poems celebrate the solstice as a time for contemplation and renewal.


On rereading an old favorite and discovering missed nuances in Elizabeth Marie Pope's YA fantasy novel, THE PERILOUS GARD.