Culture Rant: Issue 13 / Spring 2018

“How do you say that word?”: Choreopoems and Doing It for the Culture By Monica Prince   The summer after I graduated high school, my sister called. “I need you to write something down, then go to the bookstore...

Culture Rant: Issue 11 / Fall 2017

Yes, Survivor is still on and you should be watching it By Melanie Greaver Cordova   There was a time when I organized my life around the CBS hit show Survivor. I made special trips to the grocery store...

Culture Rant: Issue 10 / Summer 2017

Finding Our Inner Sense: Representation and the Cancellation of Sense8 By the Lady and the Gamer   Authors’ Note: The Lady and the Gamer are thrilled at the news of the Sense8 two-hour season finale, but the sentiments shared here...

Culture Rant: Issue 9 / Spring 2017

To Be a Real Writer: Privileged Writing Advice By Monica Prince   A few weeks ago, Parrish Wilson, who hosts the Writing Vibes online writing group, posed an interesting question to the group, one that I’ve heard many an MFA...

Culture Rant: Issue 8 / Winter 2017

A Reflection on Chinese and Asian American Representation in Sci-Fi and Fantasy By Jennifer Liu A re we neglecting Asian American writers in the U.S. in favor of translated Chinese science fiction? The recent global phenomenon that emerged from the...