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Entirely Perfect in (Almost) Every Way

This story was highly commended in the 2021 Feast Festival Short Story Competition in the emerging writers category. Feast is Adelaide’s largest annual queer arts and culture festival. ⚧ Persephone James could not, with any amount of her logical reasoning, determine why she felt lonely. Her loneliness was weighted like a ball chained to the…

Review: Ophelia After All

Title: Ophelia After AllAuthor: Racquel MariePublisher: Feiwel & FriendsReleased: Feb 8 2022Rating: ★★★★★ “Hamlet would make a great lesbian.”Racquel Marie, Ophelia After All Thank you to the publisher and NetGalley for an audio ARC. Racquel Marie has nailed her debut. I spent a long time putting this review off, because I didn’t want to write…

To Live & Survive: A Study of The Ones We’re Meant to Find

[This essay was written for a university topic on metaphor and the Fantastic in fiction. It contains spoilers to Joan He’s novel.] Joan He’s sophomore novel for young adults, The Ones We’re Meant to Find, is a science fiction exploration of a world beyond the point of global climate disaster, suggesting how the age of…

Trans Narratives, Overlooked: A Review of Detransition, Baby

Title: Detransition, BabyAuthor: Torrey PetersPublisher: Penguin Random HouseReleased: 2021Rating: ★★★★★ “She knew that no matter how you self-identify ultimately, chances are that you succumb to becoming what the world treats you as.”Torrey Peters, Detransition, Baby We’re all familiar with the textbook trans experience. Born in the wrong body, we grow up knowing we aren’t the…


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Hi, I’m Lillie. Previously a magazine editor, I became a full-time mother and freelance writer in 2017. When I’m not spending time with my wonderful kids and husband, I love writing about my fascination with food, adventure, and living a healthy and organized life!

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