Queer Studies http://wunc.org en Poet Explores How Childlike "Boyishness" Exists Where You'd Least Expect It http://wunc.org/post/poet-explores-how-childlike-boyishness-exists-where-youd-least-expect-it-0 <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span><a href="http://boyishly-tanya.blogspot.com/">Tanya Olson</a> will tell you that being an eight-year-old child in the world allows you a lot of room to be whoever and whatever you want. You can be a whale, a man, a spaceship, and few will tell you otherwise. After that age though, the feeling doesn't necessarily go away. She explores that desire to transform in her first book of poems, <a href="http://yesyesbooks.com">"Boyishly" (YesYes Books, 2013)</a>. Tanya Olson is a poet and an English professor at Vance-Granville Community College. Tue, 21 May 2013 16:07:04 +0000 Nicole Campbell & Frank Stasio 15720 at http://wunc.org Poet Explores How Childlike "Boyishness" Exists Where You'd Least Expect It