Deal With It

Polly Carl

A Boy in a Man’s Theater

We are the 70% (or is it 17%?)

VIDA has yet to embark on an official count of the number of women playwrights whose work is staged in American theatres, but every few months a new study on gender parity reveals that approximately 17% of plays … [Read More]

Deal With It | by | May 1, 2012 | 2

Being Female

Editor’s Note

You may have already read Eileen Myles’ essay “Being Female,” and so wonder why VIDA chose to reprint this piece in our first site update since releasing The Count 2010 pie charts. From the moment “Being Female” debuted this past Valentine’s Day in The … [Read More]

Deal With It | by | March 6, 2011 | 3

Freedom’s Just Another Word for Nothing Left to Lose

I do not believe that apparent authoritative literary voices of validation would ever make such a grand claim about a novel written by a woman. I say this because I believe there are many novels by women that are about the same sort of world as presented in Freedom. Sadly, the culture usually calls these books domestic or family sagas.

Deal With It | by | November 7, 2010 | 17


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