Review of Antigone Rising: The Subversive Power of the Ancient Myths, Helen Morales

A fascinating and sometimes damning exploration of how classical mythology has been used by the Western world to either perpetuate patriarchal norms and expectations or to dismantle them. Morales gives long needed attention too to how myth can be subverted by women, people of colour and the LGBTQ+ community; she reveals the intersectional nature of … Continue reading Review of Antigone Rising: The Subversive Power of the Ancient Myths, Helen Morales

Sand sisters

for Aimée Divisions had already been drawn before you were born —  our blood would be thick but we were pulled from different rivers, silt running down our thighs:   I remember the morning I held you, brushing distance from your brow and learning your name,  just as you would learn mine — stumbling over … Continue reading Sand sisters