Megan Volpert
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Megan Volpert is the author of seven books on communication and popular culture, including two Lambda Literary Award finalists. Her most recent work is 1976 (Sibling Rivalry Press, 2016). She has been teaching high school English in Atlanta for a decade and was 2014 Teacher of the Year. She edited the American Library Association-honored anthology This Assignment Is so Gay: LGBTIQ Poets on the Art of Teaching.

Features // 7 Articles
Columns // 26 Articles
Reviews // 66 Articles

Life Lessons from a Hardcore Pettyhead | 3 Oct 2017 // 9:29 PM

I’ve been neck-deep in the philosophy of Tom Petty, my spiritual gangster, for years now and here are the things he taught me.

Feel and Form: A New Font Inspired by Miles Davis' 'Masqualero' | 31 May 2017 // 9:00 PM

Like Miles Davis, the Masqualero typeface has a strong duality; there are two ways of looking at it, outside and in.


Mints Rule by Fear But Bonbons Do Not | 4 Sep 2017 // 9:00 PM

Forget fresh breath, bonbons breed bon mots.

'What She Ate' Illustrates How Food Can Shift Balances of Power in Surprising Ways | 27 Jul 2017 // 9:00 PM

Laura Shapiro’s portraits alternate between a female’s sense of rebelliousness and capitulation in the struggle for food sovereignty.


Hello, Hypocrisy, My Old Friend: 'The Religion of the Future' | 16 Oct 2017 // 5:30 AM

Roberto Mangabeira Unger eats his own tail in his helpless "new" synthesis of philosophy, religion, and politics.

By the Grain of Her Voice: Hillary Clinton's 'What Happened' on Audiobook | 10 Oct 2017 // 5:30 AM

The audiobook puts you in the room where it's happening, where Clinton is facing herself. She is being real, whether any of us likes her or agrees with her or not.

//Mixed media

NYFF 2017: 'Mudbound'

// Notes from the Road

"Dee Rees’ churning and melodramatic epic follows two families in 1940s Mississippi, one black and one white, and the wars they fight abroad and at home.

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