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Twenty ‘Gypsy’ Women You Should Be Reading

June is Roma and Traveller History Month, which began as an effort to educate people about these culturally rich, diverse, vibrant, oppressed, underrepresented, and misunderstood ethnic groups most commonly referred to as “Gypsies.” Let’s start with the word. Gypsy: the less-accurate term that gadjé (Rromanes … [Read More]

VIDA Exclusive | by Jessica Reidy | June 21, 2014 | 14

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Reports from the Field: “Double X”

I particularly respected two men in the literary field. They were both authors, good ones, but it is in their capacity as editors that they particularly excelled. I was an out-dyke writing in the 90s when I first encountered each of them. One edited me … [Read More]

Reports from the Field | by Jane Eaton Hamilton, OP-ED | June 8, 2014 | 3

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The Wonderful Experience of Girls Write Now

The Mentoring Experience – from K.T.

I began mentoring with Girls Write Now in September of 2013. That’s when I met Bre’Ann—the smart, talented, funny writer I am so grateful to have been paired with.

Every week we meet at a Harlem coffee shop. At first there … [Read More]

VIDA Exclusive | by K.T. Billey and Bre'Ann Newsome | June 1, 2014 | 0

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WRITING MURDER: LAST WORDS FOR XX XX

I get it, the lure of a murderer’s words. They exert an undeniable pull—this is someone talking from the outer reaches of experience, this is someone narrating what it’s like to do something unthinkable—or what we’d all like to think is unthinkable, though in fact, … [Read More]

VIDA Exclusive | by Laura Sims | May 30, 2014 | 3

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