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NYT-bestselling prose priestess. Monsters, myths, mouth. BEOWULF, the Bro One! THE MERE WIFE (MCD X FSG). She/her. https://t.co/dE9wS8KrTK

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Literary magazine Grand Journal debuts a reading of a new translation of Beowulf https://t.co/biTkHSBmu1
Retweeted by Maria Dahvana HeadleyAlso my friend! And I vouch! I'm so excited for @chelseagsummers! https://t.co/SBIxnTT7cUCome see what got posted today in our 25 days of Beo! An intro by me, and the first bits of Beowulf, both in Old En… https://t.co/YD5J0d20mW @gaileyfrey @PrinceJvstin @silviamg @pdjeliclark @micaiah_johnson @nkjemisin @RoanhorseBex @AlixEHarrow @tanaudelhttps://t.co/fEs0bbGWfz
12/2
2020
@PrinceJvstin @silviamg @pdjeliclark @micaiah_johnson @nkjemisin @RoanhorseBex @AlixEHarrow @tanaudel @marthawells1https://t.co/c4J3gktXgrA South Carolina view. https://t.co/ZgKJNkXB1sSee me read in Old English! https://t.co/DSKm3hwyvH
Retweeted by Maria Dahvana Headley2020 boasts few distinctions. But I have just watched a bewigged and begowned drag queen, @miz_cracker, reading a n… https://t.co/QlOEwW1LKb
Retweeted by Maria Dahvana HeadleyThis is a marvelous crossover of two fandoms, thank you #medievaltwitter @miz_cracker @MARIADAHVANA https://t.co/Xz5pOCkvbp
Retweeted by Maria Dahvana HeadleyThis Beowulf is SO good. I have like nine different translations at this point and this is easily the best one. Y… https://t.co/tvAFgGBoKE
Retweeted by Maria Dahvana HeadleyThis is fantastic. @miz_cracker, what a start! Thank you @MARIADAHVANA!! https://t.co/7LOkFQsc2O
Retweeted by Maria Dahvana HeadleyThis is a great discussion over at @DefectorMedia about Beowulf, bros, books. And the comments are still open for b… https://t.co/5MAgE8XXiU!!!! ❤️🔥🐉 https://t.co/UrjGuWn1zuToday at noon (and then every day at the same time) on https://t.co/4KnNssyaE9 catch our marathon reading of… https://t.co/PNxNyIV7Im
Retweeted by Maria Dahvana Headley @matociquala @nprbooks @Jason_Sheehan Thank you! @chelseagsummers @nprbooks @Jason_Sheehan Thank you!! Congrats on your NYT review!!!Today is a lovely day!! Beowulf made @nprbooks best of 2020 list, with the best capsule review by @Jason_Sheehan!… https://t.co/Py6R9spfpj @RobSarwark @McFarlandCoPub Ooh, that's lovely! Can i see a link? @BobDevney HHaha Amazing!Watch & listen to this modern translation of Beowulf — a small gift of storytelling, one each day over the month of… https://t.co/eDUo8i7T9m
Retweeted by Maria Dahvana HeadleyA most satisfying adaptation of Beowulf: @MARIADAHVANA's new translation, and a wonderful reader @miz_cracker - loo… https://t.co/XbZqPeWmFr
Retweeted by Maria Dahvana HeadleyThis Advent-calendar Winter Solstice reading of @MARIADAHVANA's translation of Beowulf is off to a _very_ good star… https://t.co/7PIjMpbBgt
Retweeted by Maria Dahvana HeadleyUp now on the brand new shiny Grand Journal site, Introduction by me and Part One of the Full Beowulf reading, begi… https://t.co/TVgz7WQ5TD @abinjerz @OneGrandBooks @miz_cracker Here's a screencap - the names above the video are clickable, and the link is… https://t.co/0FjHC5XONFHere's how to watch the Beowulf full read beginning today with the fabulous @miz_cracker! See photo below: where it… https://t.co/rWgEf5fE09I got this audiobook on https://t.co/MkT7KrkdJ6 and it's rich and full from a literary perspective, but also funny… https://t.co/UyGEol91lN
Retweeted by Maria Dahvana HeadleyToday at noon sharp (EST), the first Beowulf reading drops, here! Along with an introduction video by me! This is h… https://t.co/LlWGrVGgEEI’m suddenly a fan of Advent, and I’m Jewish. https://t.co/aHGRWtH1p7
Retweeted by Maria Dahvana Headley @landroversluvu @OneGrandBooks @miz_cracker Oh for heaven's sake. Are you just spending your time trying to see if… https://t.co/CP6gByHE3yNot sure if @MARIADAHVANA is here this morning. So I humbly accept this award on behalf of her and Bros everywhere… https://t.co/WSgLhRPgXg
Retweeted by Maria Dahvana HeadleyYESSSS! Thank you, @chasemadar! Ha! Also, thank you to everyone involved in the extremely badass audiobook, especia… https://t.co/cEEc4TlbgT @_ninja_warrior @OneGrandBooks @miz_cracker I think so!TODAY AT NOON THE BEOWULF FULL READ BEGINS! A new reader every day til December 25th! Details below. It's going to… https://t.co/RqJ3E8HwCv
12/1
2020
My 2020: the year of a pandemic, a new baby, and a girlcrush on Grendel’s mama. I’m going to read Beowulf for the t… https://t.co/p32tbgQIS1
Retweeted by Maria Dahvana HeadleyBro! It' a Beowulf advent calendar, basically. I have my copy of Headley's new translation and plan to follow along. https://t.co/YCTN25q1UF
Retweeted by Maria Dahvana HeadleyTHIS IS GOING TO BE 🔥🔥🔥 and your should come!! Thursday!! Me & the brilliant @Annaleen talking about all the below,… https://t.co/6DD932JxDeHappy Beovent, y’all! ✨🐉✨ https://t.co/wQIDF4jID2
Retweeted by Maria Dahvana HeadleyFigured you needed this roadside lion. https://t.co/Ja8WlJCBN9Wow, I am SO into this: “It's a christian/pagan/Yule/mashup of little treat readings every day! And then the whole… https://t.co/xgUoUwQGSA
Retweeted by Maria Dahvana HeadleyBeowulf in 25 parts for December. Yes please. https://t.co/Kp69LVoFwE
Retweeted by Maria Dahvana HeadleyTuesday, we begin! Dec 1 to Dec 25, it's a little daily Beowulf, each day with a new all star. Week one, it's… https://t.co/6bnxOGXMuG
Retweeted by Maria Dahvana Headley @LeeFlower ❤️❤️❤️❤️❤️When I fixed my typewriter, I tested it with the opening lines of Emily Wilson's translation of The Odyssey. So onc… https://t.co/7MwabD4g0G
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11/30
2020
A New, Feminist Translation of Beowulf https://t.co/unSLkxSwXC
Retweeted by Maria Dahvana Headley @GretchenAMcC @miz_cracker @mxjustinVbond @neilhimself @teganandsara @Alancumming Available after, I think! And on… https://t.co/CrWmGg51c8 @JimCorreale @choubetcha @miz_cracker @OneGrandBooks New translation by me!Merry #bookmas from my @Crugglez inspired book tree!! Ft. @bencrystal @PhilipPullman @neilhimself #sarahruhl, simon… https://t.co/C5oEUfOmvb
Retweeted by Maria Dahvana HeadleyJust finished reading this awesome translation. Can’t wait for this read through! https://t.co/duZqJuCSQ2
Retweeted by Maria Dahvana HeadleyA marathon reading of a new translation of Beowulf by @MARIADAHVANA kicks off on December 1 with @miz_cracker follo… https://t.co/wOaY0Pg5Y9
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11/29
2020
Mark yr cals! Check in every day! We are so psyched for this! https://t.co/KQY3M2gurn
Retweeted by Maria Dahvana HeadleyReminder: The Defector Reads A Book gang is meeting to discuss Maria Dahvana Headley’s new translation of Beowulf t… https://t.co/TaDDH9XIt0
Retweeted by Maria Dahvana HeadleySara will be part of "A marathon reading of a new translation of Beowulf by Maria Dahavana Headley" this week via… https://t.co/lKo1vaDEsN
Retweeted by Maria Dahvana HeadleyI was just trying to explain what my computer problem is to someone, and autocorrect wrote, "I thought it was a bat… https://t.co/88iutFOVFv @savasavasava Worst. @RoanhorseBex Thank you!! I had a seeming battery failure that may in fact be a Stealthy Mother Bard issue. And th… https://t.co/Mlq6GOIGOrThere is little like Massive Computer Failure to make you question everything you've ever written, as you scrape it… https://t.co/bjR4Te6HMS @teganandsara I am so excited!! And I loved your reading, Sara!Tuesday, we begin! Dec 1 to Dec 25, it's a little daily Beowulf, each day with a new all star. Week one, it's… https://t.co/6bnxOGXMuGBRO! My @MARIADAHVANA Beowulf arrived, shipped all the way from the new world! I am BEYOND HYPE https://t.co/1ISqab8mXu
Retweeted by Maria Dahvana HeadleyThe one I just watched, to be clear, wasn't good.Onward. And back to my wish for more queer holiday movies to feed my yearning for happy stories, LGBTQ love, snow,… https://t.co/DODQFUeGnR"All be based" as in all the google results are based on that event, not as in a comment would not be a reason to b… https://t.co/3TEtpbgyzYGoogling reveals not much clarity on this, so tbh, I don't know. I hope she's not transphobic, because that sucks.… https://t.co/j0ge4lxe9I @outseide That one is much more loving, and though there's some stuff in it that doesn't work, it's a different kin… https://t.co/UgteRhKsgx @sarahjeantea The happiest season @outseide Very stiff, but it's also very skippable. @outseide It was upsettingly bad. It's not a good thing when you're loudly rooting for the main couple to fail forever.But I'm told she's transphobic, and so that means she's neither plausible nor sexy. @bunty Ugh I didn't know that @outseide It should have dialed everything very high up and been a farcical comedy, Meet the Parents-style, but ins… https://t.co/4VyMx2Huoo @outseide No need to watch it, actually, it was bad. And had dire tone problems. @outseide Oh, it is so true.Only Aubrey Plaza is plausible.
11/28
2020
We’re cooking on ... peat? Join us for a dazzling cast of readers for the thrilling new translation of #Beowulf by… https://t.co/3cYiFbvsQB
Retweeted by Maria Dahvana Headley @Wayne_K_Smith @miz_cracker @OneGrandBooks Details in here: https://t.co/kQfBzIzMc5 @nickofspoon @miz_cracker @OneGrandBooks Go to the link in the original, or follow Grand Journal on Instagram! (See… https://t.co/4Z5lrRArMT @iii_ns I know that feeling! Part of this was actually written on an island where there was no service at all, unle… https://t.co/hQjgU5svQJ @iii_ns Nope, it's just a gift for the moment! There's an amazing audiobook though, and you should get that!https://t.co/x5xhVRWTHh @mmmbee @arishapiro @Alancumming @RhiannonGiddens @feliciaday @BTJAZCo @neilhimself @robinsloan @teganandsarahttps://t.co/SX6BMukHfr @MARIADAHVANA @miz_cracker @OneGrandBooks Aaaaaaah I literally just got my copy I am so ready foe this!!! https://t.co/stv24CEZfa
Retweeted by Maria Dahvana Headley @inthewakeofdawn @Alancumming @arishapiro @RhiannonGiddens @feliciaday @BTJAZCo @neilhimself @robinsloan @teganandsara Yes!!! @UnrealMcGravin @miz_cracker @OneGrandBooks Yep! It's a christian/pagan/Yule/mashup of little treat readings every… https://t.co/jnR96PNNHk @miz_cracker I asked! I asked! I love your reading so damn much! ❤️The crossover no one asked for but everyone deserves lol I’m gonna read Beowulf aloud for everybody. https://t.co/8kRNs5Hrlq
Retweeted by Maria Dahvana HeadleyPerhaps you'd like a few more badass readers? How about @mountain_goats & @mxjustinVbond & @jeffvandermeer & Laurie… https://t.co/aqfYAp1TkjThis translation of Beowulf is so great: Vivid, lively, funny, punchy, energized, dramatic.Otherwise I wouldn't be… https://t.co/VNGxFaTtnY
Retweeted by Maria Dahvana HeadleyHow all star is this Beowulf December Full Read, you ask? Very all star! Readers include @Alancumming, @arishapiro,… https://t.co/0KyyRlAQHgThe BEOWULF Full Read is happening!! December 1 we begin, w the sublime @miz_cracker, then an All Star reading dai… https://t.co/tRXEey44qo @elizmccracken That's basically my dream. When this pandemic ends, ohhhhh such a pleasing wander to cities I love,… https://t.co/VCpHafenAX @elizmccracken You did life right. @alyssaharad He wore shoes for the first time today, and it was shocking. Suddenly he was sprinting, and trying to… https://t.co/V1YqE7tU9v @RitaJKing @alyssaharad Me too. He is hilarious. @alyssaharad He is little but fierce. https://t.co/n2WnpX6QYc @HappyStemCell He's extremely fancy today. He ate perhaps half the table's food. @alyssaharad It's because of his excellent posture. https://t.co/vL1CtKGMNw @RickGodden An inheritance from his Parisian cousin!
11/27
2020
Someone is replete. https://t.co/Nybi1spZKBBack in my imaginary house in my nest with the sunken conversation pit, fireplace and also bridges through the tre… https://t.co/zRMjZpDv15
11/26
2020
@mdbell79 @miwamesser @toddpetersen @charles_yu Can't wait! @mdbell79 @miwamesser @toddpetersen @charles_yu I have both Appleseed and Interior Chinatown on my AS SOON AS POSSI… https://t.co/CGqmNzBPfs
11/25
2020

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