Author Archives: Sarah Kennedy

About Sarah Kennedy

skennedySarah Kennedy is Professor of English at Mary Baldwin College. Her new books include The Gold Thread: Poems (Elixir), The Altarpiece, City of Ladies and The King’s Sisters, novels of Tudor England published by Knox Robinson in London as the Cross and Crown Series.  Self-Portrait, with Ghost, a novel about artists, has recently been released and will be followed by another Cross and Crown novel.

The Trade

Professional conferences. We’ve all been to them, and I’ve probably attended more than my share. When I was in graduate school and then on the job market, the Modern Language Association (MLA) conference created both excitement and dismay as we … Continue reading

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Witchcrap

 Historical fiction seems to have become as much a staple of contemporary television as it has contemporary reading, and many of these shows try to correct the look of previous Hollywood-prettified versions of the past with grittier sets, costumes, and … Continue reading

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All Things in Heaven and Earth

The supernatural seems to have infected contemporary writing of all kinds.  Many readers were charmed by the notion of the kid-wizards of the Harry Potter books, and before that Anne Rice had tamed vampires to the point that they seemed … Continue reading

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