Author: Emma Rose Hollands

Steven Universe and The Death of the Dead Mother Myth

The road to the perfect cartoon family is paved with dead mothers. From Disney classics like Bambi, The Little Mermaid and Brother Bear, to Pixar’s Finding Nemo and Up, to television cartoons such as Avatar: The Last Airbender and Gravity Falls, the absent role of a mother, or mother figure, …

What to Watch Out For in Women’s Writing Groups

I’m just going to come out and say it: the literary industry is biased in favour of male authorship. As helpfully shown by these infographics at VIDA, we can see that those who identify as women authors have their books reviewed significantly less than male authors. Not only that, but …