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 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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