Margaret Kingsbury

Margaret Kingsbury’s short stories and poems have appeared in Devilfish Review, Pulp Literature, Nonbinary Review, and Expanded Horizons. When she’s not writing BR posts, short stories, poems, novels, ANYTHING—or reading—she’s either chasing her book-eating baby or ogling books in the giant used bookstore she works at (or some other stray job she’s acquired). She and her family live in Nashville, TN and are the proud owners of many, many books. Follow her on Instagram @areaderlymom or @babylibrarians, and follow her kid lit reviews on babylibrarians.com.

20 Must-Read Books About The U.S. Women’s Suffrage Movement

Celebrate the 100th anniversary of the 19th Amendment by reading some of these 20 books about women's suffrage. Books for all ages are included.

Once Upon A Time There Were 8 LGBTQ+ Fairytales From 2020

Check out these 8 LGBTQ+ fairytales from 2020 for a queer once upon a time, from a new Anna-Marie McLemore to a Black Cinderella who smashes the patriarchy.

Why Are The Same Fairytales Retold Again And Again?

Six authors discuss the cyclical magic of fairytales and the problematic influence of Western media on fairytale retellings.

9 Medieval Poets You Will Actually Enjoy Reading

Not all medieval poetry is boring. It can be sexy, searing, poignant, and graceful. Here are 9 such examples of medieval poets everyone can enjoy.

Best Comics We Read January–March 2020

Rioters tell you their favorite recent comic reads!

What If The Little Mermaid Learned Sign Language? Thoughts About Fairytales and Disability

An analysis of disability in fairytales, from disability memoirs, THE WITCHER, and PET. Can disability stories in fairytales be used to transform society?

Quiz: Which Magical City Should You Live In?

In magical cities, everything is possible. Take this quiz and find out which magical city from fantasy you should live in.

The Berbellion Prize: A New Award for Disabled Writers

The Berbellion Prize is a new award for an author whose "work has best spoken of the experience of chronic illness and/or disability."

Newbery, Caldecott, and Printz Winners Announced By The American Library Association

Here are the winners of the Newbery, Caldecott, and Printz Awards from the American Library Association!

Help Children Live Their Best Bookish Life

The best literary life for children includes reading logs, bookish lamps, plenty of bookish decor, and giving/participating in bookish charities.

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