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Highline Reads: Recorded Readings & Online Resources

SP2021-- The Open Veins of Latin America

SP2021-- Original Works from Susan Rich and Arcturus Editors

Arcturus 2021,  Highline's Literary Magazine | read by the Arcturus Editors and faculty Susan Rich 

Highline English Prof Susan Rich and 2021 Arcturus Editors read from their own published work and some of their favorite authors' poems during National Poetry Month. Highline students can receive a reduced-free copy of the recent Arcturus volume via the bookstore (link here).

W2021--Nonviolence Ain't What It Used to Be: Unarmed Insurrection and the Rhetoric of Resistance

Nonviolence ain't what it used to be : unarmed insurrection and the rhetoric of resistance by Shon Meckfessel | Read by Shon Meckfessel

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Highline English Prof. and Writing Center director Shon Meckfessel discusses different approaches to grassroots activism and reads from his book Nonviolence ain't what it used to be: unarmed insurrection and the rhetoric of resistance.

W2021-- Milk and Honey, NYT article, etcetera

Milk and Honey | by Rupi Kaur | NY Times: Why You Will Marry the Wrong Person  | by Alain de Botton | & original writing | all read by English faculty Rhiannon Hillman

English faculty Rhiannon Hillman explores the ironies and poetics of romantic relationships in reading poems from Rupi Kaur's Milk and Honey, Alain de Botton's New York Times opinion piece Why You Will Marry the Wrong Person and her own original writing.


W2021--Latinx : the new force in American politics&culture

Latinx : the new force in American politics and culture | by Ed Morales | read by faculty Diego Luna

Highline Ethnic and Gender Studies Prof. Diego Luna explores the theme of "We didn't cross the border, the border crossed us" while reading Latinx : the new force in American politics and culture.

W2021--Sisters of the Revolution: A Feminist Speculative Fiction Anthology; and The Mermaid, The Witch and the Sea

Nnedi Okorafor's short story The Palm Tree Bandit | from Sisters of the Revolution: A Feminist Speculative Fiction Anthology | edited by Ann and Jeff Vandermeer | Followed by a chapter of The Mermaid, The Witch, and the Sea | by Maggie Tokuda-Hall | read by KCLS librarian Megan Willan

KCLS librarian Megan Willan explores feminist, speculative fiction and otherworld possibilities while reading short stories from  

"Sisters of the Revolution: a Feminist, Speculative Fiction Anthology" and "The Mermaid, The Witch, & the Sea."