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Super-precious squee-worthy drawing of a little robin on a holly bush. SO CUTE, EEEEE.
art

Your art matters, even in times like this

The former director of the MFA program I graduated from signs all of his emails “Keep writing.” I used to think, oh! That’s nice. A …

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Illustration of woman in skirt suit leaping over a raving; another woman holds out her hand to her on the other side.
Book reviews

Keep your eyes open for mentors: Part 8 of live-blogging _The Person You Mean to Be_.

Kyle’s parents were believers, whom Kyle describes as “well-meaning white people.”…Before Kevin [Kyle’s husband], Kyle does not remember talking about race at the family dinner …

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Geekdom

Dealing with disappointment

My series on Dolly Chugh’s The Person You Mean to Be will resume with my next post, but today I want to talk to you …

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Beetle
Book reviews

The people who make up your network, or part 7 of live-blogging Dolly Chugh’s _The Person You Mean to Be_.

This is part 7 of a multi-part series on Dolly Chugh’s The Person You Mean to Be: How Good People Fight Bias. Chugh writes about how …

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A family of three stands outside a straw hut covered by a white tarpaulin. They are a man, a woman, and a child. Two solar lanterns hang from the hut.
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Seeing hidden systems: Part 6 of live-blogging Dolly Chugh’s _The Person You Mean to Be_

This is part 6 of a multi-part series on Dolly Chugh’s The Person You Mean to Be: How Good People Fight Bias. Chugh writes about how …

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very bad drawing of little girl sitting cross-legged below some gigantic clueless smiling shamrocks.
Book reviews

“Luck” is way bigger than you think it is. Part 5 of live-blogging Dolly Chugh’s _The Person You Mean to Be_

This is part 5 of a multi-part series on Dolly Chugh’s The Person You Mean to Be: How Good People Fight Bias. This book is about …

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