Meagan Reads Nonfiction: Hunger: A Memoir of (my) Body by Roxane Gay

I’ve started contributing to my cousin’s blog. Here’s my first post on her site! Hi everyone! I’m a new contributor to Chronicles of a Music Journalist, as requested by my cousin. My name’s Meagan and I’ll start my debut here with a review of Roxane Gay’s Hunger: A Memoir of (my) Body. Gay is anContinue reading “Meagan Reads Nonfiction: Hunger: A Memoir of (my) Body by Roxane Gay”

No, Thank You. Not Today, Sir

I went to a poetry workshop a couple of months ago for cabaret poetry. It was a new and fun experience. Here’s the work that resulted from that workshop with pictures of me reading. You saw me sitting from across the bar through the smoky curtain of your Cuban cigar. “Mami, pero you’re too prettyContinue reading “No, Thank You. Not Today, Sir”

A Totally Biased Review of Anne With an E

I say biased because I grew up reading the books and absolutely loved them. I may have mentioned that before in previous posts, but in case you missed it, I LOVE Anne of Green Gables. I read the first book over 15 times, and I know this, because by the time I got to readContinue reading “A Totally Biased Review of Anne With an E”

Meagan Reads Classics: Jane Eyre by Charlotte Bronte

As part of the 26 book reading challenge I’ve been participating in for about a year now (I’m such a slow reader these days), I chose to read Jane Eyre by Charlotte Bronte for the category “a book that’s over 10 years old.” A quick summary of the novel: Jane Eyre is an orphan growingContinue reading “Meagan Reads Classics: Jane Eyre by Charlotte Bronte”

The Mistreatment of Black Canary on CW’s Arrow

The return of Arrow last week stirred in me feelings from the previous season and opened old wounds (#foreversalt), so I thought I’d share an old post I wrote for my personal blog here. WARNING: SPOILERS AHEAD IF YOU HAVEN’T CAUGHT UP ON THE SHOW Also, profanity up ahead. Proceed with caution. I stayed up lateContinue reading “The Mistreatment of Black Canary on CW’s Arrow”