Write Like a Girl

Writing Yourself Back Together Again

A Birmingham-based poet shares the healing power of writing.

Fat Girl Power

One Birmingham-based writer and blogger wants to change your opinion of the f-word.

Identity Essentials

Why I won’t shut up about being a girl or being black.

A Change in Race: Randi Pink’s Into White

The new novel draws inspiration from its author’s time at a predominantly white high school.

Text and The City

A big city blogger falls for Birmingham.

More Than a Pillar of Salt

A look at T.K. Thorne’s new book, Angels at the Gate. By Javacia Harris Bowser As a girl growing up in church, I always wanted to know more about Lot’s wife, the biblical character known only as the woman who was turned into a pillar of salt after she looked back at Sodom as it… Read More

Run Like a Girl

And dream like one, too.

By Javacia Harris Bowser

Beautiful Bodies of Birmingham

Social media may have saved Mary-Berkley Gaines’s life. About four years ago, she was at low point in her life.

To Understand the World

Why Ashley M. Jones writes poetry.

I Contain Multitudes

Sometimes I feel as if I’m caught in a love triangle—writing and teaching both tugging at my heart.

How to Turn 35

When you turn 35, you must celebrate all month long. When you turn 35, you must celebrate first with a look back. You will discover that 34 was quite the year.