Narrow Down Education and Artists

Hi, my name is Zoe and I’m a writer.

Hi, my name is Zoe and I’m a painter.

Hi, I’m a photographer

Hi, I’m a designer

Hi, I’m an . . .


It took a really long time for me to be willing to fill the end of that sentence with the word “Artist”. I was homeschooled for the majority of my education, but when it came to college, I am a product of what I’ve come to think of as “Narrow Down” education. Continue reading

Kilgrave, Jessica Jones and Addressing Sexual Assault

Jessica Jones, Kilgrave and Addressing Sexual Assault

By Zoë Mikel-Stites

In November 2015, floating in the sea of TV releases of comic book based shows, we saw the emergence of Jessica Jones. This is in my opinion singlehandedly one of the most important media portrayals of sexual assault, abuse and the life of survivors.  It managed to be honest, uncomfortable and unflinching, without Continue reading