Feministing Follow Friday: Feminist Fiction Edition, Vol. II

Twitter, Feministing style
Last week we highlighted some of our favorite feminist fiction writers on Twitter, but there were just too many options for one installment of the series. Today we’re back with more suggestions.

  • Margaret Atwood (@MargaretAtwood): author
  • Adrienne Maree Brown (@Adriennemaree): The only way to deal w/an unfree world is to become so absolutely free that your very existence is an act of rebellion. -Camus
  • Walidah Imarisha (@WalidahImarisha): Writer, educator, organizer, sci fi scholar. Co-editor Octavia’s Brood: Sci Fi Stories from Social Justice Movements. Author of Scars/Stars, a poetry collection
  • Imogen Binnie (@iphisol): famous and popular humorless writer, homosexual and migraineuse. i wrote this novel Nevada: http://topsidepress.com/nevada
  • Cheryl Strayed (@CherylStrayed): #1 New York Times bestselling author of WILD, TINY BEAUTIFUL THINGS, and TORCH. Photo by Joni Kabana.

Nominate for next week’s installment in the comments! Links appreciated. We’re particularly interested in activists tweeting about their work on the ground. 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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