Tag Archives: poetry

Feministing Readz: Dorothea Lasky’s Rome

TweetThese days, it seems like wound talk is everywhere. Throughout the blogosphere, feminist writers have explosively reopened public discussions of how to articulate and theorize their pain. In April, Leslie Jamison sketched an expansive topography of wounded women of poetry and prose, challenging the frequent dismissal of female pain as condescendingly lumped into the genre of “confessional.” Though [...]
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Feministing Readz: Insel

TweetYou could probably count on one hand the number of novels that have taken up great platonic male-female friendships as their theme. The republication of Mina Loy’s Insel, by Melville House Publishing’s Neversink Library this past May, is a refreshing, challenging, and brilliant addition to this intimate pantheon. Loy’s only novel, Insel is the portrait [...]
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Not Oprah’s Book Club: Motherland Fatherland Homelandsexuals

TweetI first came across Patricia Lockwood’s second book of poetry, Motherland Fatherland Homelandsexuals, through this week’s internet buzz. The buzz is everywhere: a New York Times Magazine profile, condescending New Yorker and square Slate reviews, and an article in The Toast on the unsubtle heterosexism of said all male-authored reviews. Even after reading the book [...]
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Rest in peace, Maya Angelou

Tweet The amazing Maya Angelou has died at the age of 86. Tweet
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Photo of the Day: Audre Lorde, Lucille Clifton, Alice Walker & June Jordan

TweetCheck out this image of June Jordan, Alice Walker, Lucille Clifton, and Audre Lorde  together at the 1979 Phyllis Wheatley Poetry Festival: Let us celebrate.  Tweet
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