Announcing the “Place of the Lion” series

The Place of the Lion

The Place of the Lion

Hello there, intelligent and articulate readers! I am happy to announce a fun, more light-hearted series on this blog than we have had thus far. Towards the end of September, I plan to run a series of guest posts, written by readers, all about The Place of the Lion. Each participant will read the novel and write a quick 500-1000 word response for me to post on The Oddest Inkling. These will not be formal, academic book reviews, nor pieces of literary criticism (unless that’s what somebody likes to write for fun, and can keep it light). They will be personal, here’s-what-I-thought-of-it responses.

Would you like to participate? If so, leave me a comment below and/or email me your submission to iambic[dot]admonit[at]gmail[dot]com. I will take the first 14 submissions, as long as they fit the description above. Here is the full text of the novel online: The deadline is the 15th of Sept. Please include any links, etc. you want posted. Blessings to you all!

Under the Mercy,
Sørina Higgins

About Sørina Higgins

Sørina Higgins is a PhD student in English and Presidential Scholar at Baylor University. She also serves as Chair of the Language and Literature Department at Signum University, online. Her latest publication is an academic essay collection on "The Inklings and King Arthur" (Apocryphile Press, December 2017). Her interests include British Modernism, the Inklings, Arthuriana, theatre, and magic. She holds an M.A. from Middlebury College’s Bread Loaf School of English. Sørina blogs about British poet Charles Williams at The Oddest Inkling, wrote the introduction to a new edition of Williams’s "Taliessin through Logres" (Apocryphile, 2016), and edited Williams’s "The Chapel of the Thorn" (Apocryphile, 2014). As a creative writer, Sørina has published two books of poetry, "The Significance of Swans" (2007) and "Caduceus" (2012).
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2 Responses to Announcing the “Place of the Lion” series

  1. Tessa Carter says:

    Hi, Sørina! I’d love to participate.


    • Sørina Higgins says:

      Great! If you want more info, email me: iambic[dot]admonit[at]gmail[dot]com — otherwise, if you’re all set, just email me the post when you’re done! Glad to have your participation.


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