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Moms on the Market

Dear Tenured Mom, I’m currently on the academic job market and pregnant. While the pregnancy itself is exciting and great news in my personal life, I’ve heard it can/will be frowned upon by hiring committees. When I was on the market last year, several committees asked me if I had… [Read More]

| by Mom on the Market & Tenured Mom | January 24, 2015 | 1

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2014 Women of Color VIDA Count

VIDA: Women in Literary Arts, the nonprofit organization founded to raise awareness of gender equality issues in literary culture, announces that this year we will release a Women of Color VIDA Count as part of our annual VIDA Count data. Since 2010, VIDA has sought to deepen and complicate the… [Read More]

The VIDA Count | by | January 20, 2015 | 2

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Reports from the Field: The End of “Alt Lit”: Changing the Face of Grassroots Literature

The “Alt Lit” (“alternative literature”) community—described by Gawker’s Allie Jones as a net-based literary genre that is “hip, youthful, awkward, and uncomfortably self-aware”—was fragmented by controversy over the past few months. This was namely due to the fact that a number of influential gatekeepers and figures—including Janey Smith/Steven Trull, Stephen… [Read More]

Reports from the Field | by D. Dragonetti | December 3, 2014 | 0

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Women’s / Trans’ Poetry Jam & Open Mike

January 27, 2015 at 7:00pm | Bluestockings Bookstore, 172 Allen Street, New York, NY 10002 | Organized by Vittoria Repetto | More Info

Queer Voices: An LGBT Reading Series curated and hosted by Andrea Jenkins & John Medeiros

January 27, 2015 at 7:00pm | 2822 Lyndale Avenue South, Minneapolis, MN 55408 | Organized by Intermedia Arts | More Info

“Manning Up” Book Tour With Mitch Kellaway and Trystan Cotton

January 29, 2015 at 7:00pm | Bluestockings Bookstore, 172 Allen Street, New York, NY 10002 | Organized by Transgress Press | More Info

Re-Telling it Slant: Reclaiming Identities and Rewriting Histories With Wendy Barnes, Red Washburn, Wazina Zondon, Anwar Uhuru, Christina Olivares, Amy Karp, Shawnta Smit

January 30, 2015 at 7:00pm | Bluestockings Bookstore, 172 Allen Street, New York, NY 10002 | Organized by Bluestockings Bookstore | More Info

Feminist Book Club

February 1, 2015 at 2:00pm | Bluestockings Bookstore, 172 Allen Street, New York, NY 10002 | Organized by Bluestockings Bookstore | More Info

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