About: Amy King

Of I Want to Make You Safe (Litmus Press), John Ashbery describes Amy King’s poems as bringing “abstractions to brilliant, jagged life, emerging into rather than out of the busyness of living.” Safe was one of Boston Globe’s Best Poetry Books of 2011. Follow her on Twitter @amyhappens King teaches Creative Writing at SUNY Nassau Community College and was also honored by The Feminist Press as one of the “40 Under 40: The Future of Feminism” awardees. Check out her latest blog entries at Boston Review, Poetry Magazine and the Rumpus. [email protected]

VIDA Monthly Update!


Please welcome our five new Advisory Board members: Jennifer Baumgardner, Soraya Chemaly, Corinne Segal, Cheryl Strayed and Jamia Wilson!

These accomplished feminist activists and writers will serve on our Advisory Board as mentors and … [Read More]

VIDA News, VIDA Review | by | March 12, 2016 | 0

VIDA Monthly Update!

Press Release! The Feminist Press at CUNY and VIDA partner to launch historic “Corrective Cannon,” starting with The Cosmopolitans, a novel by Sarah Schulman. “VIDA’S mission is to encourage conversation about gender parity, as well as developing awareness of issues … [Read More]

VIDA News | by | February 16, 2016 | 0

VIDA Monthly Update!

Winter is roaring and so is VIDA Reads with Writers! We have interviews with writers we love about the books they’re reading now, writers they can’t stop reading, what they can’t wait to read next, which of … [Read More]

VIDA News | by | February 1, 2016 | 0

VIDA Monthly Update!

Happy New Year! We at VIDA hope that everyone’s 2016 is off to a strong start. We’re celebrating by spotlighting recent content and content to come!

Please check out our two new columns, VIDA Voices & Views hosted by … [Read More]

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