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kestrel sparhawk's Profile

Broke scholar. Lifetime organizer. Disabled. MFA Poetry (Iowa) PhD Rhetorical Studies (Iowa). Dissertation Star Trek culture). Writing sf novel, GATES. Born Hawaii, raised there and Washington. Current research fanfic slash; current hobby indignation.

Real Name: Amesley

Location: Minnesota, USA

Groups: Readers and Book Lovers, New Diarists, Kossacks for the Homeless Person

Diaries published: 33 (118 days since last diary on Sun Jan 25, 2015 at 04:01 PM PST)

Comments posted: 635 (38 days since last comment on Thu Apr 16, 2015 at 02:29 PM PDT)

Diary frequency: often

Comment frequency: frequent

Total Recommends: 1050

Total Comment Ratings: 0

Most Recommended Diary: Poor People's Food, 374 comments, 380 recommends

People Following kestrel sparhawk: 39

kestrel sparhawk's Most Recent Diaries:

Shoes we can't afford. There’s an article in Huffington Post – which strives really hard to be feminist without actually affecting any socioeconomic divisions in America – praising photos ...
by kestrel sparhawk
Comment Count 257 comments on Sun Jan 25, 2015 at 04:01 PM PST with 141 Recommends
I do mean "101." I keep thinking everyone knows that you shouldn't imitate someone else's style or language in order to make yourself more interesting. However, two of my young relatives in the last ...
by kestrel sparhawk
Comment Count 11 comments on Fri Jul 18, 2014 at 05:09 PM PDT with 6 Recommends
No woman is safe when the Court is in session.
by kestrel sparhawk
Comment Count 9 comments on Mon Jun 30, 2014 at 01:47 PM PDT with 6 Recommends
Shortly after Barak Obama became President, he took a vacation to Hawaii. The news story I read reported his family stopped on the way in from the airport for lunch before they ever reached the ...
by kestrel sparhawk
Comment Count 134 comments on Fri May 16, 2014 at 09:00 AM PDT with 39 Recommends
In an environment where everything's fraught, it's remarkable how decent, educated human beings can fall into hostile discourse. Recently, I myself crossed the line several times. There are fewer ...
by kestrel sparhawk
Comment Count 31 comments on Tue May 13, 2014 at 04:47 PM PDT with 13 Recommends
A young man going to a middling-good ivy college writes a first-year composition (won't call it essay) which gets published in Time . If ever there was a sample of white male upperclass privilege, ...
by kestrel sparhawk
Comment Count 45 comments on Mon May 12, 2014 at 06:00 AM PDT with 43 Recommends

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