Rachel Cohen

Essay in Lit Hub on Jane Austen, Gwendolyn Brooks, and Walking on the South Side

Essay in Lit Hub on Jane Austen Gwendolyn Brooks and Walking on the South Side

Line of poetry from Gwendolyn Brooks, Annie Allen, in sculptural installation by Margot McMahon, Gwendolyn Brooks Park, Chicago.

An essay of mine on lines from Jane Austen and Gwendolyn Brooks that keep me company on walking days in quarantine and during Black Lives Matter is up at Lit Hub today.

https://lithub.com/on-jane-austens-politics-of-walking/

In the piece I've continued to think about the wonderful sculpture of Gwendolyn Brooks by Margot McMahon, with the collaboration of Nora Brooks Blakely that is here in our neighborhood. A entry of mine about the sculpture is in my art notebook at: