Category: Feminist Resources

“Use Your Voice to Inspire Community Action” Feminist Activism Workshop

WOMEN’S CONFERENCE 5th Annual Women’s Conference: “Visionary Voices” Thursday, March 1st, 2018 10AM – 7PM Loker Student Union & Welch Hall Register now!  Free and open to the public. Campus Map & Parking Information Conference Schedule 9–10AM               Registration/Check-In   … Continue Reading ““Use Your Voice to Inspire Community Action” Feminist Activism Workshop”

Anisfield-Wolf Fellowship Accepting Applications Through 2/1!

Introducing Cleveland State University Poetry Center’s new Anisfield-Wolf Fellowship in Writing & Publishing! The Cleveland State University Poetry Center is accepting applications for the Anisfield-Wolf Fellowship in Writing & Publishing, a two-year post-graduate fellowship that offers an emerging writer time to work toward a first… Continue Reading “Anisfield-Wolf Fellowship Accepting Applications Through 2/1!”

ICYMI: The 2015 VIDA Count is Here and with New Intersectional Stats

In addition to VIDA’s yearly Count surveying the “Main VIDA Count” and “Larger Literary Landscape” literary journals and magazines, March 30th we released our newly-expanded Intersectional Survey, (to see the survey questions, click here) which tallied self-reported demographics data of writers in the Main… Continue Reading “ICYMI: The 2015 VIDA Count is Here and with New Intersectional Stats”

VIDA: Women in Literary Arts New “Voices & Views” Video Interview Series!

About This Episode: This inaugural episode features poet and writer, Rita Dove, who reads her poems “Parsley” and “Claudette Colvin Goes to Work” and discusses topics ranging from literary bias masquerading as objectivity to sharing poetry with preschoolers. About VIDA Voices & Views : VIDA Voices & Views is… Continue Reading “VIDA: Women in Literary Arts New “Voices & Views” Video Interview Series!”

Spotlight On! Poem-a-Day | VIDA: Women in Literary Arts

We can change the online community to be a safer and more inclusive and empathetic space. The Academy of American Poets is working toward this goal through poetry and publishing the Poem-a-Day series. Today on VIDA: Women in Literary Arts, I celebrate Poem-a-Day! “Spotlighting… Continue Reading “Spotlight On! Poem-a-Day | VIDA: Women in Literary Arts”

DC Higher Achievement Looking for Volunteers to Mentor Middle School Scholars

59% of DC students graduate high school. 9% graduate college. Significantly lower than the national average, Higher Achievement, an after-school academy, seeks to change these numbers by supporting the district’s students through mentorship programs and study guidance through middle school. Middle school is a… Continue Reading “DC Higher Achievement Looking for Volunteers to Mentor Middle School Scholars”

VIDAweb.org Seeks Your Content!

VIDAweb.org, the online home of VIDA: Women in Literary Arts, in addition to the annual Count has many new feminist resources for you including a lively member-sponsored forum, an events calendar, and several regularly updated columns featuring the goings-on in the literary world today.… Continue Reading “VIDAweb.org Seeks Your Content!”

Welcome The Fem: A Feminist Literary Magazine!

The Fem has arrived! With new content rolling in every Thursday, The Fem is a feminist online literary magazine “created in Summer 2014 by writer/feminist duo Autumn Jaye Spriggs and Rachel C. Lewis. They wanted writing that could be sexy without being objectifying, heartbreaking without being misogynistic, and that… Continue Reading “Welcome The Fem: A Feminist Literary Magazine!”

VIDA: Women in Literary Arts | Spotlight On! Weave Magazine

A particularly fun spotlight to write, I spoke with Editor-in-Chief Laura E. Davis from Weave Magazine about Weave‘s commitment to feminism and representing a diverse span of writers. To read the article in full, please visit VIDA: Women in Literary Arts Spotlight On! “Now in its sixth year… Continue Reading “VIDA: Women in Literary Arts | Spotlight On! Weave Magazine”

Need You More Than Ever

In Sarah Vap’s newest, The End of the Sentimental Journey, a vivisection of language, gender, and poetics, she writes at one point about the severing of a dog’s vocal cords during scientific experiments to prevent the dog from barking. In the silence, those conducting experiments were able… Continue Reading “Need You More Than Ever”

VIDA: Women in Literary Arts Roundtable and Call for Interns

VIDA: Women in Literary Arts, our temple of sharing female experience in the literary world and creating resources to engage the necessary need for gender parity in publishing, is bursting with new opportunities for all.   CALL FOR COUNTERS! VIDA is looking for self-starting feminist interns… Continue Reading “VIDA: Women in Literary Arts Roundtable and Call for Interns”

VIDA: Women in Literary Arts New “Spotlight On!” Feature

Today marks the release of a new VIDA column I’m writing titled Spotlight On! Each month we’ll celebrate a different creative writing publication that has made concerted effort to showcase a diverse writers, writing styles, and points of view. We’ll talk to the editors a bit and provide you some background… Continue Reading “VIDA: Women in Literary Arts New “Spotlight On!” Feature”

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 wonderful #ReadWomen2014  ♥ Green-Wood by Allison Cobb Through insightful and juxtapositional revealing of underrepresented or… Continue Reading “Book Review Round-Up for National Poetry Month”

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 to dive right into building your online presence, God Speed and Good Luck! But… Continue Reading “Articles on Participating Online & Cultivating Community”