Grow the Cuss Up

The class assignment was to write a personal essay. Teachers understand such assignments are a risk. No telling what students will write about when their starting point is a coming-of-age place. Some write of their parents divorce. Some write about their own broken romances. It is not uncommon to get essays about bullying, rejection and [Read More...]

Go the F*** to Sleep: Not F***ing Funny

Editor’s note: Karen Spears Zacharias is the author of the forthcoming memoir, “The Shelter of Mockingbirds: The Murder of 3-Year-Old Karly Sheehan.” (CNN) — “Go the F*** to Sleep” is being hailed as a cathartic children’s book for parents. Beautifully illustrated and written in the same witty prose style as generations of beloved bedtime storybooks, [Read More...]


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