Mya Nunnally

Having loved books since the age of four, Mya is a writer and poet who looks to explore the complexities of life through language. They attend Barnard College of Columbia University with their kitten, Ramen. Their reviews of independent literature can be found at Foreword Reviews. When they aren't writing or reading, they're playing video games with strong female characters. Twitter: @literallymya Blog: messmiah.wordpress.com

The 10 Best Quotes From the National Book Awards

Missed out on this year's National Book Awards ceremony? Don't worry--we rounded up the best quotes from the event for you.

Learning about Israel and Palestine Through Books

Want to delve into one of the most hotly debated subjects in the world right now but don't know where to start? Look no further.

How I Read 100 Books in One Year (and How You Can, Too)

How I read 100 books in just one year while being a full-time student -- and tips for other readers to reach this benchmark as well.

A Beginner’s Guide to the New Weird Genre

Outstanding--perhaps even uncomfortable--literature that transcends common tropes, characters, and even genres themselves: welcome to the New Weird.

8 Children’s Books About Death

Here is a list of nine children's books about death in many forms -- from the loss of an animal friend to the loss of a close relative.

10 Must Read Modern Poets of Color

Tired of reading Wordsworth and Shakespeare? Try falling in love with poetry all over again with these modern poets of color.

Rereading Harry Potter and Losing Some of the Magic

Rereading Harry Potter as an adult reveals new flaws and reminds you why you love it anyway.

Dreamcast: N.K. Jemisin’s THE FIFTH SEASON

N.K. Jemisin's The Fifth Season is coming to TV, and here's who we'd love to see cast.

Books for Fans of How To Get Away With Murder

Books for fans of How to Get Away With Murder.

The Best Book Covers from Now Until 2018

Beautiful book covers to be seen from now until 2018.

8 Good Books with Horrible Covers

Eight excellent books you definitely should NOT judge by their covers.

AAVE In Literature: The Bad, the Good, and the Great

Ebonics, Black English, slang, AAVE: a dialect often judged and deemed incorrect and improper. So what's up with AAVE in literature?

One-of-a-Kind Illustrations in Comic Books

Tired of that stereotypical comic book style? Look at this list of one-of-a-kind illustrations that'll take your breath away.

These Authors Are Taking Back the Memoir

Memoirs from authors from marginalized groups.

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