Our (Undead) Bodies, Our (Undead) Selves

NOTE: This project was my capstone for undergrad. I’ve tweaked it a bit and reformatted it for online use. Yes, I know, it’s really freakin’ long. Godspeed. Vampires and zombies are basically the same thing, so why do we view them so differently? As media consumption rises in modern Western culture, one thing has become abundantly […]

The World Is Too Much With Us: Erika Sanchez, Mental Illness, and LatinX YA

CW: This post discusses violent accidental death, mental illness, and suicide. “There were days when she was unhappy, she did not know why—when it did not seem worthwhile to be glad or sorry, to be alive or dead; when life appeared to her like a grotesque pandemonium and humanity like worms struggling blindly toward inevitable […]