Josh’s Halloween Movie Binge

For this Halloween season, I decided to fill in some of the glaring gaps in my movie watching history. I picked out a bunch of horror and horror-adjacent films I had never seen before (don't judge me) and sat down to expand my experience with horror on screen. Foreign films, classics, and more recent releases--here … Continue reading Josh’s Halloween Movie Binge

Book Recommendations from Josh and Daien

In the 12th episode of our Writers, Readers, and the Stories We Love livestreams, Daien Sanchez and I discussed a list of some of our favorite books from various genres. If you missed it, you can listen to the full conversation below. I've also written up the complete list of titles and authors we discussed … Continue reading Book Recommendations from Josh and Daien

Poems for Modern America: A Review of Floaters by Martín Espada

Floaters: Poems by Martín EspadaMy rating: 5 of 5 starsAbsolutely astounding. I cannot recommend this book highly enough.Opening with the full rage and grief of modern America, Espada gives heartbreaking and powerful voice to immigrants and the children of immigrants in the modern age--capturing the details of individual stories while painting a picture of America … Continue reading Poems for Modern America: A Review of Floaters by Martín Espada