The Clever One That Got Away: The Story of Jane Austen’s Niece, Marianne

by Jessica Monk if I were as young as you are I would write my thanks & congrats on a […]

Jane Austen’s Nieces in Ireland: A Tale of Two Sisters

By Jessica Monk We cannot but be most thankful that such a shocking thing was averted, and that the only […]

Safe, Solo, and Female: How to Book a Room of One’s Own and Have the Best Trip of Your Life

by Jessica Monk It’s a cliché but traveling alone really does help you rediscover the self that’s buried under the […]

Southern Comfort: A Poet’s Biography of Antarctic Cuisine

By Jessica Monk Here the geography is so singular that our presence is inseparable from our desire to see: here […]

A Rare Vintage: A Taste of Long Island Wine Country

By Jessica Monk When I put my nose into the glass and inhaled an aroma that exactly matched what I […]

A Tour Less Ordinary: The Hidden Poetry of Italy’s Literary Landmarks

By Jessica Monk “Literature is a way to experiment with the world. You can have a story that is rich […]