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Book Review Round-Up for National Poetry Month

Collected in celebration of National Poetry Month are book reviews and interviews I’ve written and conducted over the past couple of years. For more books written by women use the … Continue reading

April 22, 2014 · Leave a comment

Caring for Animals is a Feminist Issue

“One of the most dangerous things that can happen to a child is to kill or torture an animal and get away with it.” Margaret Mead, anthropologist, women’s rights activist. … Continue reading

April 9, 2014 · Leave a comment

Poetry Micro-Review: Green-Wood by Allison Cobb

Allison Cobb has been celebrated for blending research and story with poetic perception and exposing political inequity to address failing issues of environmental protection. Through insightful and juxtapositional revealing of … Continue reading

March 31, 2014 · Leave a comment

The Inner Loop Launch Event, April 1, 2014

A new multi-genre reading series has come to Washington, DC!  The Inner Loop: A Literary Reading Series, founded by two Sarah Lawrence College MFA program graduates, will celebrate their arrival with … Continue reading

March 28, 2014 · Leave a comment

Articles on Participating Online & Cultivating Community

How do you ever really know how to do something until you do it? We learn our most valuable lessons through trail and error. So if you’re pumped and ready … Continue reading

March 7, 2014 · Leave a comment

“So You Want To Build A Platform: But What Is It & Why Do You Need One?” Saturday March 1, 2014

Association of Writers & Writing Programs  Seattle, Washington “So You Want To Build A Platform: But What Is It & Why Do You Need One? Women Writers & Editors Speak Out” … Continue reading

February 28, 2014 · Leave a comment

AWP 2014 Panel: The Artist Activist Online: An AWP Panel on Building Online Platforms for Purpose Beyond Self-Promotion

“So You Want To Build A Platform: But What Is It & Why Do You Need One? Women Writers & Editors Speak Out.“ Sheila McMullin, Molly Gaudry, Rosebud Ben-Oni, Sheryl Rivett, Arisa … Continue reading

February 24, 2014 · Leave a comment

AWP 2014 Seattle Feminist Panel Guide

For your feminist appetite I have complied a savory dish of 2014 AWP Seattle feminist panels. How, you ask, do I know these are feminist panels, when few of them self-identify as feminist? … Continue reading

February 19, 2014 · 1 Comment

Leave it to VIDA! 2014 AWP Seattle Party, Friday, February 28th at 9:00pm

JOIN US FOR OUR LEGENDARY ANNUAL AWP PARTY! LEAVE IT TO VIDA! An Ironic Celebration of the Earnestly Domestic. Readers include Cheryl Strayed, Nick Flynn, Melissa Febos, Pam Houston, Stephen Eliot, Natalie … Continue reading

February 12, 2014 · Leave a comment

Moon Spit Turns One!

Moon Spit is One this January 2014 and we got a lot of celebrating to do! A huge hug and thank you to all Moon Spit friends during this first … Continue reading

January 22, 2014 · Leave a comment

The Shape of Blue: Interview with Writer Liz Scheid

The Shape of Blue: Notes of Loss, Language, Motherhood & Fear (The LitPub 2013) is Liz Scheid’s first book. A collection of short stories, The Shape of Blue through associative memories and facts tales … Continue reading

January 8, 2014 · Leave a comment

When They Make You Smile: An Interview with Dana Walrath

View Dana Walrath’s art on the Featured Feminist Artist Page Always interested in edges, margins, and connections, Dana Walrath weaves many distinct threads through her work. She spent 2012-2013 as a Fulbright … Continue reading

January 1, 2014 · Leave a comment

Restoring the Humanity: Art by Dana Walrath

Artist’s Statement: View Dana Walrath’s art on the Featured Feminist Artist Page Dana Walrath is a writer, artist, and anthropologist. She spent 2012-2013 as a Fulbright Scholar in Armenia working on a … Continue reading

January 1, 2014 · Leave a comment

A Poem A Day Challenge

For the entire month of November I self-imposed a poem-a-day challenge and used Facebook to share prompts and encourage others to join in with me (this was before I remembered … Continue reading

December 11, 2013 · Leave a comment

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