“Time comes into it.
Say it. Say it.
The universe is made of stories,
not of atoms.”
— ~Muriel Rukeyser, "The Speed of Darkness" (via beingblog)
catagator:

These two pictures from the director of the Ferguson Public Library and the library’s instagram are also worth sharing.  catagator:

These two pictures from the director of the Ferguson Public Library and the library’s instagram are also worth sharing. 

catagator:

These two pictures from the director of the Ferguson Public Library and the library’s instagram are also worth sharing. 

“[Writing is a way] to think through what it means to be in this world. I definitely write to reach other people, but I write for myself first. I don’t mean that in an arrogant way. It’s just that this is me trying to make sense of my place, and how did I get here, and why am I so lucky in some ways, and so unlucky in others? So it starts with me, and then I move beyond the self, as much as I can.”
— Fantastic Guardian profile of Roxane Gay, whose Bad Feminist is a must-read for all people of all genders.  (via explore-blog)

sslibrarianship:

the hell with this - you are MORE than enough. you are overFLOWING with awesome. let it out. share it.

(via smartgirlsattheparty)

thisisteen:

Share your love of young adult books this week!
Choose your color here!
Follow along May 19-23 for your daily dose of YA pride from some of our favorite authors and share your YA book recommendations using #IreadYA!

thisisteen:

Share your love of young adult books this week!

Choose your color here!

Follow along May 19-23 for your daily dose of YA pride from some of our favorite authors and share your YA book recommendations using #IreadYA!

anneursu:

Right now, children’s literature is seeing an intense flare-up in the ongoing conversation about the diversity crisis in children’s books. While this conversation has been going on for decades, now social media has given the people having it megaphones, and they are using them to brilliant ends….