Tag Archives: Women Writers

Publishing’s perpetual problem with women among many other things.

TweetIn the wake of the Jonah Lehrer controversy, Roxanne Gay wonders if  the publishing industry coddles young male writers and unpacks the fascination with our boy genius narrative: Lehrer’s success and this current humiliation, how far he had to fall, is a symptom of a much bigger problem, one that is systemic, one that continues to consistently [...]
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Where are the women? National Magazine Award edition

TweetAnother day, another depressing look at the media gender gap. Last month Vida released its survey of male and female bylines in major “thought leader” magazines–which, for the second year in a row, was pretty abysmal. On Monday, NYU determined the 100 greatest journalists of the last century–a list that included only 22 women and [...]
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What We Missed

TweetYES! In response to the byline gender gap, Ann has created Lady Journos!, where she’ll be highlighting the work of various women writers. Check it. Want to find out where any Walk for Choice rallies are happening in your area this Saturday? This is the place to go. Georgian Republican rep Bobby Franklin is trying [...]
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Useful Tips on Writing — for Pay

Tweet J. Danielle’s take at Media Strut this week following the news about HuffPo selling for a whopping $315 million allows us here at Feministing to continue the conversation on how women writers can monetize their writing. So what’s the rundown according to J.? Well first and foremost, J. encourages: make money. This is along [...]
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Calling all Women Writers: Apply for the AROHO Orlando Prizes

TweetJanuary 31, 2010 is the deadline for the Orlando Prizes. These fiction, poetry, and non-fiction awards, that include $1000 and publication in the Los Angeles Review, are sponsored by A Room of Her Own Foundation. Not only is this a great opportunity to monetize writing, A Room of Her Own really gives a voice to [...]
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