I am going on strike because this is my twentieth year in the classroom and I am on step four at my university because the state system 1) did not see any “connection” between my other years of teaching and my teaching at KU and 2) refused to negotiate a contract with us once already […]
Originally posted on Words by Megan Michael:
When I was a twelve-year-old in seventh grade, I was given my first BMI test; I was about 4’10, 125 pounds, and mostly muscle – but the nurse sent home a paper with me, which said that I was overweight. Needless to say, my overwhelmingly feminist mother was…
I am speaking at Muhlenberg tomorrow where one of the professors teaches my essay “No 13s in the Bs” from Philadelphia Reflections. I am going to read this piece about my Pappy to them. I read it on WHYY in 2010 and haven’t thought too much about it since (I was also invited to be the graduate […]
I am honored to the chair of this conference. If you want to attend, let me know. There’s lots of great panels, speakers, and community! Friday, October 7 and Saturday, October 8, 2016 at Kutztown University’s McFarland Student Union BuildingTheme: Making Our Voices Heard Keynote Speaker, Friday evening: Amanda Beard-White, filmmaker, on being a […]
This happened September 20… As I was driving today, I sat at a red light. I heard “Fuck Hillary Clinton” from behind me. I thought, really? But then he kept yelling it. I put my car in park and went to confront him. I asked him what he thought he was doing, that I had […]
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If I had written something about Hillary, it would have been this. Grateful Jillian did it! A must-read before the debates and all of the spin that will follow.