Feministing Follow Friday: Feminist Fiction Edition, Vol. I

Twitter, Feministing styleThis week, we’re highlighting some of our favorite feminist fiction writers on Twitter. I love seeing how authors’ voices adapt to such a restricted form, and appreciate the straightforward insight into their politics. With too many great options to choose from, we’ll be back with another volume soon, so suggest your favorite feminist fiction writers in the comments.

  • Judy Blume (@judyblume): Are You There, Twitter? It’s Me, Judy
  • Roxane Gay (@rgay): I write things. I want a tiny baby elephant. Forthcoming: An Untamed State (Grove Atlantic) and Bad Feminist (Harper Perennial).
  • Tayari Jones (@tayari): Author of SILVER SPARROW, LEAVING ATLANTA and THE UNTELLING.
  • Joyce Carol Oates (@JoyceCarolOates): Author
  • Amy Tan (@AmyTan): The Valley of Amazement will be published Nov 5, 2013

Nominate for next week’s installment in the comments! Links appreciated. And, of course, make sure to follow @feministing.

Alexandra

Alexandra Brodsky spends too much time on the internet. And likes books.

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Alexandra Brodsky is an editor at Feministing.com, student at Yale Law School, and founding co-director of Know Your IX, a national legal education campaign against campus gender-based violence. Alexandra has written for publications including the New York Times, the Atlantic, the Guardian, and the Nation, and she has spoken about violence against women and reproductive justice on MSNBC, ABC, NBC, CBS, CNN, FOX, and NPR. Through Know Your IX, she has organized with students across the country to build campuses free from discrimination and violence, developed federal policy on Title IX enforcement, and has testified at the Senate. At Yale Law, Alexandra focuses on antidiscrimination law and is a member of the Veterans Legal Services Clinic. Alexandra is committed to developing and strengthening responses to gender-based violence outside the criminal justice system through writing, organizing, and the law. Keep an eye out for The Feminist Utopia Project, co-edited by Alexandra and forthcoming from the Feminist Press (2015).

Alexandra Brodsky is an editor at Feministing.com, student at Yale Law School, and founding co-director of Know Your IX.

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