Writing as a Mother Worker: A Socratic Inquiry

Writing as a Mother Worker: A Socratic Inquiry

Things we know: Lorrie Moore is a writer of humorous fiction, and many would call her prolific and successful. Lorrie Moore is also mother to...

Voices of Bettering American Poetry 2015 — Jee Leong Koh

Voices of Bettering American Poetry 2015 — Jee Leong Koh

Who would you have nominated for this anthology? Is there a poem you have in mind that you could link to?  I am a longtime...

VIDA Dance-a-Thon at 2016 AWP Los Angeles

VIDA Dance-a-Thon at 2016 AWP Los Angeles

Don’t worry, it’s not a competition, we just want to have a good time! Come party with VIDA at our AWP offsite event, and support...

Self Censored: When Writing is Not Right

Self Censored: When Writing is Not Right

I stopped jumping in and out of trouble. Once, it was a moving car, my father pissed; the walk home slow and only mildly treacherous....

VIDA Roundtable on Misogynist Content and Editorial Responsibility

VIDA Roundtable on Misogynist Content and Editorial Responsibility

Recently, following the publication of a troubling poem about violence against women, a social media backlash began, along with a conversation about misogynist content, editorial...

SUBMITATHON! as Applied Feminist Epistemology: Rejecting Models of Scarcity, Believing in Plenty

SUBMITATHON! as Applied Feminist Epistemology: Rejecting Models of Scarcity, Believing in Plenty

I. When I was a Stanford sophomore I took a class called Feminist Epistemology—I know, right?—that looked at ways of learning and doing and knowing...

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