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

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Alexandra Brodsky is a senior editor at Feministing.com and student at Yale Law School. Alexandra also serves as the Board Chair of Know Your IX, a national student-led movement to end gender violence, which she co-founded and previously co-directed. Alexandra has written for publications including the New York Times, the Atlantic, the Guardian, and the Nation, and she is the co-editor of The Feminist Utopia Project: 57 Visions of a Wildly Better Future. She has spoken about violence against women and reproductive justice at campuses across the country and on MSNBC, ABC, NBC, CBS, CNN, FOX, and NPR. At Yale Law, Alexandra studies antidiscrimination law and is a member of the Veterans Legal Services Clinic. After graduation, she will represent girls facing discriminatory suspensions and expulsions as a Skadden Fellow at the National Women's Law Center. Most importantly, Alexandra is the mommy to Margot, a tiny pomchi rescue from North Carolina

Alexandra Brodsky is a senior editor at Feministing.com and student at Yale Law School.

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