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VIDA Roundtable on Misogynist Content and Editorial Responsibility

Recently, following the publication of a troubling poem about violence against women, a social media backlash began, along with a conversation about misogynist content, editorial responsibility, and censorship. Below is a continuation of that conversation. VIDA: How much responsibility do editors bear for making their literary journals a safe space… [Read More]

VIDA Exclusive | by Sonya Vatomsky, Jocelyn Macdonald, Die Dragonetti | February 1, 2015 | 0

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Reports from the Field: “Legal Residents Only:” The Undocupoets Campaign

Various Undocupoets from throughout the nation recently have been working on a petition against the unjust discrimination imposed by first book contests. In the poetry community, too many publishers ask for “proof of US citizenship or permanent residency” prior to publication. This small but strong statement serves to exclude 11.7… [Read More]

Reports from the Field | by Cristian Flores Garcia & Christopher Soto | January 30, 2015 | 0

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FICTION WRITER KATHERINE HEINY: A reading and conversation

March 2, 2015 at 12:00pm | Arts Cafe, The Kelly Writers House, 3805 Locust Walk, University of Pennsylvania | Organized by The Kelly Writers House | More Info

SARAH DOWLING AND MAXE CRANDALL: A poetry reading

March 4, 2015 at 6:00PM | Arts Cafe, Kelly Writers House, 3805 Locust Walk, University of Pennsylvania | Organized by The Kelly Writers | More Info

Out in the Union: A Labor History of Queer America

March 6, 2015 at 7:00pm | 172 Allen Street, New York, NY 10002 | Organized by Bluestockings Bookstore | More Info

Outlaw Woman: A Memoir of the War Years, 1960-1975 With Roxanne Dunbar-Ortiz

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