Author Archives: Haley Dziuk

About Haley Dziuk

Haley Dziuk writes both fiction and narrative nonfiction. Her stories and essays have appeared in "The Hoot Review" and "Nail Polish Stories." She works as a librarian for the Phoenix Public Library. When she's not writing or patrolling the stacks, she likes to sing along to her guitar, and go on mini adventures with her boyfriend.

We don’t ‘need’ feminism? Since when?

I found this little gem this afternoon while I was scrolling through my Facebook feed, entitled 14 Women Say Why They Don’t Need Feminism. You can pretty much guess what the Buzzfeed post is about from the title: 14 women … Continue reading

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Themes of Good and Evil in Orange is the New Black

  It starts out predictably enough. You watched all the Youtube teasers for Orange is the New Black, and the premise seems intriguing: an upper-middle class white woman, Piper Chapman, gets sentenced to 18 months in prison for a twelve-year-old … Continue reading

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Dexter Finale- Can We Just Talk About this for a Minute??

This post contains spoilers. And lots of ranting. I know that Dexter has been over for almost a year, and I’ve effectively missed the series finale rage boat (you know, the one that got ripped to shreds after Dexter drove it … Continue reading

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‘Wild’ by Cheryl Strayed: a review

The quick of it: Rating: 2.5 stars Who will like it: Fans of memoirs, especially those who liked Eat Pray Love. Fans of the ‘Dear Sugar’ advice column Who won’t like it: People who don’t like memoirs; People who are … Continue reading

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What Would Superman Do?

This movie is the final project for one of my brother’s classes. It was nominated for best student screenplay at the University of Iowa. It’s witty, funny, and, at times, touching. I’m very proud to say it was made by … Continue reading

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Why I Don’t Wear Make-Up

I had a job interview yesterday. On Sunday, as I was frantically going over any last-minute details I might have overlooked, I opened up the bathroom drawer and realized that I didn’t own any make-up. At all. This was, of … Continue reading

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No Christmas Before Thanksgiving!

It was meant as a warning, but people took it as a joke: A picture of a turkey and a pilgrim, both holding muskets, pointed at equally armed Santa Claus, Frosty, and Rudolph. Santa in this picture is decked out … Continue reading

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