Girl, Woman, Other, Taye: a Review of Girl, Woman, Other by Bernardine Evaristo by Taye Timko As an avid reader and ever-changing individual, I have often felt stuck in the middle of the “aisle”—virtual or literal—of my local library or in my digital bookstores trying to decide what aspect of my identity to explore.

I started 2020 with a lot of goals: I was angling to break the most words written in a year, I had two writing conferences lined up, we were going to go on a long-anticipated trip to visit my parents, I was going to do spin classes at the YMCA.

Orcs and “Evil Races” in Fantasy by Helen Gould When most people think of an orc, it’s likely that the first thing they think of are the creatures from The Lord of the Rings. On the surface, looking at it from a “traditional” Western fantasy view of good guys vs.