About Elizabeth @lizflock
Elizabeth Flock is an independent journalist who reports on justice and gender. She can be reached at email@example.com
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Arts Sep 199 books about dance that will change how you see the art form
Those who write about dance are trying to capture the specificity and physicality through words. A number of books can change our understanding.
Arts Sep 17Why Sally Rooney forces herself to slow down as she writes
“I find that when I force myself to slow the pace down a little, I can discover sensory and psychological details I missed or elided in the first draft,” says Rooney, author of "Conversations with Friends."…
Arts Sep 13‘No homeland, no fear’: A conversation with the radical art collective that imagines a borderless America
"Performance artists cannot escape censorship or controversy. It comes with the job," said Guillermo Gómez-Peña of the performance art troupe La Pocha Nostra.
Arts Sep 11Why writer Sally Rooney stopped tying up loose ends in ‘Conversations With Friends’
"Once I identified that impulse, and reasoned myself out of it, I wrote the final scene as it is now – and I felt the novel was finished," Rooney said.
Arts Sep 105 things you might not know about the 19th Amendment
The milestone capped off a decades-long campaign by women who demanded that they, too, be involved in public affairs.
Arts Sep 06The Magic School Bus is back — and it’s tackling evolution
Studying evolution “makes you aware that life is fragile," and that maybe you don’t want to help cause extinction, says the illustrator of the iconic kids’ series.
Arts Sep 02Discussion questions for ‘Conversations with Friends’
Sally Rooney's “Conversations with Friends" is the September pick for our book club in partnership with the New York Times.
Arts Aug 28‘Conversations with Friends’ by Sally Rooney is our September book club pick
"Conversations with Friends" is the debut novel from Irish novelist Sally Rooney, who has been dubbed the "first great millennial author."…
Arts Aug 19Why this description of the Chinese-American experience resonates with Celeste Ng
Author Celeste Ng takes us behind the scenes of the book "The Woman Warrior."…
Arts Aug 09How reading ‘The Woman Warrior’ put Celeste Ng’s feelings into words
"It was so close to my experience, it was almost painful," says the best-selling author.