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Page Turners: Pierce Alquist

Page Turners: Pierce Alquist

Page Turner Pierce Alquist is a publishing professional living and working in Boston. She's a Book Riot contributor and reviewer specializing in international literature in translation. A voracious traveler and foodie, you can find her in her kitchen making borscht or covered in red pepper paste as she perfects her kimchi recipe. You can find her on Twitter @PierceAlquist.

Page Turners: Marie Sweetman

Page Turners: Marie Sweetman

Page Turners is part of my "Literary Luminary" series, featuring insights on writing and publishing straight from the folks who do it for a living. Page Turner Marie Sweetman is an acquisitions editor at Wayne State University Press in Detroit, MI. She acquires scholarly work in the areas of fairy-tale studies and film and media studies.

National Siblings Day: Fictional Brothers and Sisters

National Siblings Day: Fictional Brothers and Sisters

Oh, brother. Siblings are everywhere in literature – and in the real world, come to think of it – whether they’re causing trouble or swooping in to save the day. But when they form an alliance, ain’t nobody gonna hold ‘em back. So, to honor National Siblings Day and my real life little brother, here are some of my favorite literary siblings.