• Lit,  Lit Tips & Interviews

    Interview with Poet and Divergent Actress Blythe Baird

    At only seventeen years of age, actress, writer, and feminist Blythe Baird has already established an impressive resume. Most notably to date is her recent appearance in the blockbuster film Divergent. In May, Auslynn Films will release its full-length feature film The UnMiracle, which has been called a gritty neorealist portrait of suburban American faith. The film follows suburban teen Kayla Stevenson, played by Baird, whose…

  • Bright Places,  Dear Me

    Dear High School Me

    There you are, just a girl in want of a respectable grown-up life, five weeks shy of eighteen, thinking college maybe, a nice boy, but not one you’ll marry. Not you—you’re a career girl. All you need is to find the right career, and then, yes, a boy, sure. But it’s the world you want, an education. And you weren’t…

  • Lit,  Lit Fiction

    A Girl at His Show by Sheryl Monks

    Every night Rasputin chose a different one to come up and go inside the box of blades. Always they were pretty, and always they were thin, T-tiny thin like snakes, wearing green eye shadow and Burlesque on the Beach t-shirts. People thought it was a hoax: all the girls were plants. Rasputin was insulted. One night, to prove his greatness,…