Books

When Scott Laudati decided he couldn’t count on anybody else to do anything, he started writing. Laudati’s love for writing led him to publish his second poetry collection, “Bone House,” a book filled with personal, …

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In Loyola alum Susan Ingalls Finan’s new novel, “The Cards Don’t Lie,” women don’t just influence history — they design it.  Finan’s novel takes readers on a detailed, exhilarating journey through nineteenth-century New Orleans where …

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With summer here, it’s the perfect time to lay on the beach and soak up the sun while reading a book. The Phoenix has come up with a list of best-selling books by fierce female …

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LGBTQ representation in film has gained more traction in the last several years with movies such as “Carol” (2015), “Moonlight” (2016) and most recently, “Call Me By Your Name” (2017). The new film “Love, Simon,” …

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Loyola first-year Maksym “Max” Polishchuk was among the winners of a prestigious international art contest, Writers and Illustrators of the Future, earlier this month. Polishchuk’s pencil drawings of science fiction and fantasy scenes won him …

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Baird Harper teaches creative writing at Loyola. His first novel, “Red Light Run,” is a collection of short stories linked together into one cohesive narrative that takes place in a leafy Chicago suburb. The book …

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Kevin Coval is a Chicagoan trying to make a change. He’s the artistic director of Young Chicago Authors, an organization that aims to inspire the young people of Chicago to express themselves through the teachings …

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From masters of the craft such as Stephen King and Edgar Allen Poe, The PHOENIX chose five horror stories to help students celebrate the holiday.