Willkommen, Bienvenue, Welcome

[Image: Nameless and Friendless, 1857, Emily Mary Osborn] Hello, friends, Romans, and lovers of the creative, historical, queer, and macabre! Thank you for taking the time to visit my attempted cabinet of curiosities. For anyone who may have stumbled across this blog and might be wondering who I am, my name is Emily, I’m a writer […]

Girl heroes: inclusion in the video game sphere

[This story was published on April 8 on The F Word blog. Read the original story at thefword.org.uk/2016/04/video-games.] [Image: Two little girls playing on arcade video games; they are both holding steering wheels in front of screens which depict cars on racing tracks. This photograph belongs to Belinda Hankins Miller, is found on Wikipedia and is used […]

The Forgotten Women of History

[This story was published on April 26 on The F Word. Read the original story at  thefword.org.uk/2016/04/the-forgotten-women-of-history.]   A couple of weeks ago, I went to a talk called ‘The Other Jane’. Given that the talk was hosted at Chawton House Library, just down the road from Austen’s house, it was pretty clear who the […]

Kicking off a month of blogging for The F Word UK

So I’m lucky enough to be asked to be a guest blogger for UK-based feminism blog The F Word! I’ll be posting several blogs over the course of the month, which I will also be copying over to this personal site. Check out my introductory piece here: thefword.org.uk/2016/04/introducing-aprils-guest-blogger