Items Tagged With feminist

BinderCon Grows Into Feminist Force

by Sarah M. Seltzer

News and Trends

Posted 8.17.16

September/October 2016

Now in its second year, the BinderCon professional development conference, held biannually in New York and Los Angeles, works to champion and connect women and gender nonconforming writers.

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A Great Good: A Q&A With Jacqueline Woodson

by Rigoberto González

Feature

Posted 8.17.16

Rigoberto González

Upon the release of Another Brooklyn, her first novel for adults in twenty years, award-winning author Jacqueline Woodson discusses New York City’s literary legacy, the strength in being a person of color, putting humanity on the page, living in the age of Beyoncé, and happiness

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Poetry and Comics, the Problem of Creative Influence, and More

by Staff

Daily News

Online Only, posted 7.19.16

The influence of Frank O’Hara’s Lunch Poems on Mad Men; the anatomy of a best-seller; Ben-Hur update features larger roles for women characters; and other news.

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Against Neutral Translation, Claudia Rankine on Adrienne Rich, and More

by Staff

Daily News

Online Only, posted 5.12.16

What writers can learn from visual artists’ use of contrast; HarperCollins starts new development program for indie bookstores; the power of poetry to speak out for human rights; and other news. 

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Individual Artist Grants for Women

Individual Artist Grants for Women

Grants of up to $1,500 are given twice yearly to feminist poets, fiction writers, and nonfiction writers who are citizens of the United States or Canada. The current round of grants will be awarded to fiction writers. Using the online submission system, submit a short story or novel excerpt of up to 20 pages, a project description, a budget, and a résumé with a $25 entry fee during the month of December. Visit the website for complete guidelines.