HELP VIDA CONTINUE TO FIGHT FOR *ALL* WOMEN IN LITERARY ARTS!

HELP VIDA CONTINUE TO FIGHT FOR *ALL* WOMEN IN LITERARY ARTS!

PLEASE SUPPORT VIDA’S PRESENT & FUTURE VIDA stands for accountability, transparency and change. We work for gender parity and justice. And we depend on you, our community of supporters,...

VIDA Reads with Writers — Treasure Shields Redmond!

VIDA Reads with Writers — Treasure Shields Redmond!

What are you reading on the subway or in the waiting room today? I am reading Michelle Alexander’s The New Jim Crow and Toni Cade...

The Unbearable (White) Maleness of US Poetry: And How We Can Enable a Structural Response to Literary Yellowface and Gender Inequity in Publishing

The Unbearable (White) Maleness of US Poetry: And How We Can Enable a Structural Response to Literary Yellowface and Gender Inequity in Publishing

On Labor Day, news broke widely that White writer Michael Derrick Hudson’s poem “The Bees, the Flowers, Jesus, Ancient Tigers, Poseidon, Adam and Eve” is...

Report from the Field: The Other Section

Report from the Field: The Other Section

I attempt to practice a feminism rooted essentially in intersectionality. As a woman who has had the privilege of studying feminist theory that illuminates the...

VIDA PAST AND FUTURE:  VIDA ANNOUNCES CHANGE IN LEADERSHIP

VIDA PAST AND FUTURE: VIDA ANNOUNCES CHANGE IN LEADERSHIP

For Immediate Release For more information, please contact: Amy King, VIDA Executive Board aking@vidaweb.org VIDA PAST AND FUTURE VIDA ANNOUNCES CHANGE IN LEADERSHIP WELCOMES FOUNDERS...

Report From The Field: The Defensive Male Writer

Report From The Field: The Defensive Male Writer

There are so many very important articles on the victimization of women in society.  And this is not one of them. Nope. This is an...

The Count in the Ivory Tower: Gender Parity in MFA Programs

The Count in the Ivory Tower: Gender Parity in MFA Programs

A graduate PhD student and a tenured professor walk into a coffee shop—sounds like the beginning of a hackneyed joke. Instead, it’s the catalyst for...