Tag Archives: Women Writers

Photos of the Day: What women writers are sick of hearing

Tweet This past weekend was the annual AWP conference–the largest literary conference in North America. Buzzfeed asked 19 women writers at the event what they are tired of hearing about their work. Check out the rest of the images here. Maya Dusenbery is an Executive Director of Feministing. Tweet
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Daily Feminist Cheat Sheet

TweetMia McKenzie on white liberals, racism, and eroding empathy. Guilty of rape at Oxy? Write a book report. Learn about the history of gun control in the U.S. “Imagine being examined for ‘evidence’ by a doctor and telling your single-parent father that his only son was raped. Imagine hearing that this happened to you because [...]
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Quote of The Day: Andrea Dworkin

TweetA Throwback Thursday quote for our intensely national focus on rape in our culture and institutions from the late feminist activist, Andrea Dworkin: “I don’t believe rape is inevitable or natural. If I did, I would have no reason to be here. If I did, my political practice would be different than it is. Have [...]
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The Feministing Five: Gay Partington Terry

TweetGay Partington Terry is a writer from West Virginia. She writes short stories, mixing science fiction, fantasy and real life. Her stories have been published in e-zines, anthologies, and small fantasy magazines. Her story, The Toxic Avenger, was even made into a movie! This year, Terry released her first book, Meeting the Dog Girls. It’s [...]
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