The Invisible Adjunct Hero at Kentucky

The Invisible Adjunct Hero at Kentucky

Image Alt-Text: The University of Kentucky Logo with the hand-written word FAIL in red across it.  A story recently broke about stolen exams at the University of Kentucky, how a student crawled through an air duct to steal a statistics final in order to cheat. He let...
Latest Monthly Missive: Daytime Moon

Latest Monthly Missive: Daytime Moon

My latest monthly email missive, “Writing Isn’t Sexy,” just went out today, titled “Daytime Moon.” Here’s an excerpt: I was walking home from my favorite coffeeshop the other day and pow, there was a daytime moon straight ahead. You...
Men Demand Things of Me

Men Demand Things of Me

I woke up on International Women’s Day to this: yet another demand (via email) by a man I do not know for free labor by me for his personal benefit. In this case, the man wanted free career coaching, something I do for money. Requests like these happen far more...
We Are All Enemies of the State

We Are All Enemies of the State

Image Alt-Text: Monochrome photograph of a stone wall with a metal-barred window with one glass pane shattered. What does it mean for a presidential administration to declare itself at “war” with the U.S. media, to declare the U.S. media an “opposition party”...
Periscope 3

Periscope 3

The post is part of The Periscope Project. The Periscope project is a co-blogging project created by photographer Laura Collins Britton (who took that photo up there) and writer Katie Rose Guest Pryal (hey that’s me). In the south, as everyone knows, trains...