Category: Health

Spring Classes at Los Angeles County Parks *Virtual*!

Stoneview Nature Center in Culver City, CA is an urban sanctuary of gardening magic and home to all sorts of critters with a belief that people deserve free access to beautiful outdoor spaces. As part of Los Angeles County Department of Parks and Recreation’s… Continue Reading “Spring Classes at Los Angeles County Parks *Virtual*!”

Registration Open! Poetry & Meditation Workshop

Stoneview Nature Center in Culver City, CA is an urban sanctuary of gardening magic, home to all sorts of critters, they keep a commitment to clean Los Angeles’ water through it watershed and a belief that people deserve free access to beautiful outdoor spaces.… Continue Reading “Registration Open! Poetry & Meditation Workshop”

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”

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. As  a feminist, it has been important for me to recognize animal protection laws… Continue Reading “Caring for Animals is a Feminist Issue”

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 project that builds on Aliceheimer’s (Harvest 2013) an award winning  graphic memoir series about life with… Continue Reading “Restoring the Humanity: Art by Dana Walrath”

After the M.F.A. Panel Discussion at Fall for the Book

The following is more or less of a transcript (sans my hyper/awkward sidebars) of my talk given September 23, 2013 at the Fall for the Book literary festival. Titled After the M.F.A. I hosted and brought together George Mason University alums to speak on their post… Continue Reading “After the M.F.A. Panel Discussion at Fall for the Book”

On My Mind at Her Kind: Ocean Fragments: The Bikini Atoll and Plastic Seas

Originally published on HERKIND.org for July’s 2013 To The Water theme, I write on health, disaster, reflection, and pollution. HER KIND is a Literary Community Powered by VIDA: Women in Literary Arts.   Science reasons we came from glass. Water vapor trapped in glass,… Continue Reading “On My Mind at Her Kind: Ocean Fragments: The Bikini Atoll and Plastic Seas”