May 10, 2020 • 13M

Get to know Article Clubber Summer! & her first impressions of “Lost in Summerland”

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Happy Sunday and Happy Mother’s Day! This month, we’re reading “Lost in Summerland,” by Barrett Swanson, and this week is all about how we’re experiencing the article so far. Don’t be shy! Share your first impressions in the comments.

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To get us started, Article Clubber Summer generously agreed to share her thoughts in today’s podcast episode. Summer is great, describing herself as a proud Gemini of color who challenges capitalism and seeks a diversity of experiences. In our conversation, Summer explains what drew her to Article Club and offers her appreciation for the article so far. Feel free to say hi to Summer in the comments!

Want to join this month’s discussion? Read this first, then read and annotate the article.

Coming up at Article Club
  • Sunday 5/17: We’ll brainstorm topics we’d like to explore in the discussion.

  • Sunday 5/24: We’ll discuss the article with fellow Article Clubbers. Please sign up for a discussion if you haven’t yet: 2-3 pm or 4-5 PT (with the author).

Article Club is a new experiment in community reading. We read and discuss one outstanding article or book chapter a month. We invite the author to join our conversation, too. If you’re interested, sign up and check us out! Article Club is part of The Highlighter, a weekly newsletter featuring the best articles on race, education, and culture.