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K. A. Laity
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Coming Soon: Mesquite in Protectors 2

I’m pleased as can be to say I’ve just signed a contract to have my story ‘Mesquite’ appear in the forthcoming anthology edited by Thomas Pluck, tentatively titled Protectors 2: Heroes. You’re probably familiar with the first Protectors anthology, a…
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G Clark Hellery’s new YA sci fi / fantasy novel ‘Akane Last of the Orions’ is available now! When the Shadows arrived on earth, everyone assumed they were another benign alien race looking to live peacefully among us. However, they soon showed there true…
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Only leaves out the death and dismemberment of the patriarchy to feed the starving masses😄
Mad Max uses action to tell a story of surprising power and depth.
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Academics and social movements must reclaim the university and transform it into a public space.
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The Plan, Such As It Is

I have been neglectful of conveying news but I should alert you to forthcoming bounty: I plan to wrap up the serial Airships & Alchemy very soon and in one fell swoop. Those who are reading along at WattPad are a bit behind those reading here, but you…
I have been neglectful of conveying news but I should alert you to forthcoming bounty: I plan to wrap up the serial Airships & Alchemy very soon and in one fell swoop. Those who are reading alo...
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For the return of Monday Methods, Kim is exploring three areas of importance to her over three mondays. First up Space.  Monday Methods – Space Writing demands that I seek out a place – a humble spot on the earth – that provides the necessities of…
For the return of Monday Methods, Kim is exploring three areas of importance to her over three mondays. First up Space.  Monday Methods – Space Writing demands that I seek out a place – a humble spot on the earth – that provides the necessities of creation: a table, a … Read more →
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FFB: Picnic at Hanging Rock

Picnic at Hanging Rock Joan Lindsay (1967) I think I may have vaguely known there was a novel behind Peter Weir’s 1975 film Picnic at Hanging Rock, but I suspect not. So stumbling across it at the Oxfam Book Shop I was at once intrigued. My Vintage…
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    Writer, 1995 - present
  • College of Saint Rose
    Associate Professor, 2006 - present
  • NUI Galway
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  • University of Connecticut
    Medieval Studies
  • University of Southern California
    International Relations
  • Michigan State University
    James Madison College
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Mob rules: Party Girl and the Blacklist | Bradlands | Sight & Sound
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Writing about Nicholas Ray’s Party Girl (1958) in Cahiers du Cinema 107 (May 1960), Fereydoun Hoveyda notoriously claimed: “If people insist

Twenty Questions With Patti Abbott
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There are few people as responsible for my development as a writer than Patti Abbott, though she may not be aware of it. The periodic flash

Remembering Julie Harris, costume designer for Bond and Hitchcock
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Curator Josephine Botting pays tribute to the late, Oscar-winning costume designer, one of our last surviving links with the golden age of B

Twice-Murdered: Pasolini as Street Art
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ROME– Pier Paolo Pasolini is the JFK of Italy: a figure of courage and freedom for some; for others, polarization and dismay. His death, for

Henry A. Giroux | Higher Education and the Politics of Disruption
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Academics and social movements must reclaim the university and transform it into a public space.

Steven ‘The Butcher’ Soderbergh Part 3 – Raiders of the Lost Ark
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Welcome to the second part of a series on Steven ‘The Butcher’ Soderbergh, wherein I take a look…

How A Letter From Mark E Smith Inspired Blancmange
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Irascible Fall man lent synthpop duo unlikely support at their inception, and inspired THIS new song.

Saint Rose to eliminate 40 jobs
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With unanimous support from the school's trustees, President Carolyn Stefanco said that 40 administrative and staff positions are to be elim

Those Lazy Professors - Lawyers, Guns & Money : Lawyers, Guns & ...
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It's easy to tell your colleagues that they're too engaged in research, and not enough with students, when you teach at an institution that

K.A. LAITY - HARD-BOILED WITCH: HOCUS POCUS YOU'RE DEAD (2014)
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Synopsis/blurb…. Hecate Sidlaw eats punks like you for breakfast -- at least that's what her familiar Henry claims. When someone needs a pro

pornokitsch
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Award-winning celebration of contemporary kitschiness | Reviews and discussion of books, movies, television, music, games and comics

Sexist peer review elicits furious Twitter response
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Manuscript investigated gender differences in Ph.D.-to-postdoc transition

“Extricate” by Graham Wynd | Pulp Fire
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Peter, a man trapped in a loveless marriage, meets Judy, the young and eager girlfriend of his best friend, Dud. Thus begins a dangerous lia

The recipe for the Marx Brothers’ greatest comedy: Duck Soup
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Which special ingredients make the Marx Brothers' breakneck satire Duck Soup one of the very best comedies Hollywood has produced? And how m

Whatever your views on copyright, Green policies are good for the arts |...
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The Greens have come under fire for our policy on copyright UPDATE: Caroline Lucas has now clarified the policy in a blog post, writing: "Th

GRAHAM WYND - EXTRICATE (2014)
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Synopsis/blurb…….. EXTRICATE is a violent tale of sexual obsession, unfolding on the dark streets of a nowhere town. Peter falls for Judy th

2nd Sunday @ 2, April 12
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This was the first half of a poetry double-header, with the start of the week-long Albany WordFest taking place later in the afternoon (more

HEARTICLES: Articles with Heart: Marketing vs Promotion: Why You Need Both
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Probably one of the most confusing parts of selling books, or any product, is marketing and promotion, but not many understand the differenc