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    Stephanie Tran

    Queer, 20-something intersectional feminist, Vietnamese-American, and born fangirl. Writes about anything geeky and thinks about food too much. You can find Stephanie's Twitter rants at @YouAndYourEgo.

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  • Dead Girls Explores A Dark American Cultural Obsession

    Dead Girls Explores A Dark American Cultural Obsession0

    Dead Girls: Essays on Surviving an American Obsession Alice Bolin HarperCollins Publishers June 26, 2018 I admit, when I first saw Alice Bolin’s Dead Girls on display at my local library, I was both repulsed and attracted. As much as I like a good thriller or any female-centric story, I’m tired of trendy book titles

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  • SacAnime 2017: Powered by Passion

    SacAnime 2017: Powered by Passion0

    I had no idea what to expect heading into SacAnime. Even the host city, Sacramento, is known pretty much only for being the capital of California (the reason for which, I found out from a native Californian friend, was because the original location in San Jose flooded) rather than any sort of unique culture (i.e.,

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  • Book Beat: 2017 Man Booker Prize and More Genius Grant Winners

    Book Beat: 2017 Man Booker Prize and More Genius Grant Winners0

    • October 19, 2017

    Hi all, Stephanie here! This week’s Book Beat may seem to be all over the place, but there are two themes that a lot of this news shares: diversity and change. I’m a pretty outspoken supporter for diversity, but I’m less enthused about change in general. I’ve especially been trying to embrace change in my

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  • Book Beat: Kazuo Ishiguro Wins Nobel Prize in Literature

    Book Beat: Kazuo Ishiguro Wins Nobel Prize in Literature0

    • October 5, 2017

    Hello all, Stephanie here! There’s been a lot going on in the book world lately, from more award announcements to surprising industry collaborations. So, let’s get right to it with this week’s Book Beat! Double Book Birthdays for Nnedi Okorafor Fans of Dr. Nnedi Okorafor have a lot to celebrate right now. Her latest novel Akata Warrior, the

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