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Welcome back to Spotlight On!, VIDA’s feature celebrating literary publications that publish exemplary work and include within their pages a diverse representation of writers. As part of the larger conversation committed to diversity in literature, we are excited to bring you journals and magazines with … [Read More]

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Reports from the Field: “Double X”

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