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I’m starting a magazine

Hi readers, I have some exciting news. I took a huge leap of faith creating  Double-Take Magazine, and now I’m looking for people to work with me! If you're a writer or editor or artist who sees what no one else does, I’d love to work with you. A link is included below. Hit “apply now.” … Continue reading I’m starting a magazine

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What happened to magic?

I was six years old when I realized that Santa Claus wasn’t real, but I told no one. I let everyone in my family believe that I was waiting for the big red bringer of gifts to bestow me with my hopes and dreams. The older I got, the more they expected me to reveal … Continue reading What happened to magic?

Salinger’s Greatest Character (it’s not Holden Caulfield)

When you think of J.D Salinger, chances are his coming of age read ‘The Catcher in the Rye’ comes to mind. And why wouldn’t it? It’s the Classic novel of the American Fifties. It defined a culture of restlessness, loneliness, and struggles for and against the loss of innocence. When I first read it in … Continue reading Salinger’s Greatest Character (it’s not Holden Caulfield)

Reading Citizen

Citizen: An American Lyric by Claudia Rankine is a book I first read in my first year of university. It’s a very personal account of racism against black women in America. It follows the main character through her experience of macroaggressions and microaggressions against her race, gender and position in life. It’s a book I think … Continue reading Reading Citizen