Trisha Tucker is an Associate Teaching Professor of Writing at the University of Southern California, where she also oversees the honors writing program. Trisha holds a Ph.D. in English; her research areas include nineteenth-century British literature, women’s popular writing, children's literature, Evangelicalism, and secularization.
Banned Books Week, an annual event that teachers and librarians across the U.S. mark with a combination of distress and defiance, is here again. The theme of this year’s event, which takes place Sept. 18-24, is “Books Unite Us. Censorship Divides Us.” It comes amid regular high-profile efforts to remove allegedly controversial or inappropriate reading […]