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Melody Schreiber

Melody Schreiber is at work on a nonfiction anthology of premature birth. As a freelance journalist based in Washington, D.C., she has reported from nearly every continent. Her articles, essays, and reviews have been published by The Washington Post, Wired, The Guardian, The Atlantic, Pacific Standard, NPR, The Toast, Catapult, and others. She received her bachelor’s in English and linguistics at Georgetown University and her master’s in writing at the Johns Hopkins University. Follow her on Twitter and Instagram at @m_scribe.

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What one reader learned about using correct pronouns from A QUICK & EASY GUIDE TO THEY/THEM PRONOUNS by Archie Bongiovanni and Tristan Jimerson

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How to Build a Book Festival for Teens

We chatted with a cofounder and volunteer with the NoVa TEEN Book Festival about how to build a book festival for teens.

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How one reader's life changed when her water broke at 27 weeks.

Exploring New Ways of Reading Comics

We chatted with Tia Vasiliou, a digital editor at comiXology, to discuss comiXology's Guided View and new ways of reading comics.

Turning Unexpected Downtime into a Literary Staycation

Tips from a Rioter who turned a lengthy hospital interlude into a literary staycation.

Kelly Sue DeConnick: Smashing the Patriarchy and Reaching New Audiences

We talk to Kelly Sue DeConnick about smashing the patriarchy. (Also, comics).

Literary Tour of Chincoteague, Virginia

A literary tour of Chincoteague, Virginia, as inspired by favorite childhood books.