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.

Mendel’s Dwarf: A Novel About the Dangers of Ableism and Eugenics

On Simon Mawer's novel Mendel's Dwarf, wich examines genetics and the dangers of ableism.

Should We Publish Unfinished Books?

Is it ethical to publish books authors never finished after they die?

8 Fantasy Books Like GAME OF THRONES

Are you a fan of George R. R. Martin’s A Song of Ice and Fire series and Game of Thrones on HBO? Find eight more books like Game of Thrones here!

THE USES OF ENCHANTMENT Taught Us That Fairy Tales are Necessary

Examining the disturbing, original versions of European fairytales and child development through Bruno Bettelheim's THE USES OF ENCHANTMENT.

Teacher-Student Relationships: A Dangerous Trope

Discussing the shock value of fictionalized teacher-student relationships, in books and beyond, and how they're often romanticized.

5 Thought-Provoking Novels About Human Cloning

Interested in exploring what makes us human, and issues of identity and nature versus nurture? Check out these science fiction books about human cloning.

Thought-Provoking Quotes From GEEK LOVE

Katherine Dunn's GEEK LOVE is both divisive and thought-provoking. Discover or remember the cult classic through these GEEK LOVE quotes.

5 Powerful Spiritual Autobiographies

Spiritual autobiographies across a variety of religions, countries, and cultures.

Inspiring Richard Peck Quotes About Writing & Being Yourself

Quotes from award-winning children's and YA author Richard Peck about writing, being yourself, and more.

THE DOUBLE HELIX Shows Why #MeToo Was Always Necessary

A reader takes a look at misogyny in THE DOUBLE HELIX, James D. Watson's science memoir, and discusses the author's openly misogynistic portrayal of groundbreaking scientist Rosalind Franklin.