Calling All Female Nonfiction Writers

Here is an opportunity to get your flash nonfiction out into the world:   Brevity, a journal of concise creative nonfiction, is sponsoring a special all-female issue called Ceiling or Sky: Female Nonfictions after the VDA Count. Guest editors Susanne Antonetta, Barrie Jean Borich, and Joy Castro seek “vibrant, knock-out nonfiction of 750 words or […]

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The VIDA 2011 Count and 5 Ways to Flip Silencing the Bird

As far as the numbers go, The 2011 Count is not much different from The 2010 Count. Women writers are still wildly underrepresented in prominent literary publications. But The 2011 Count is peppered with quotes culled from the conversation sparked by The 2010 Count. This is new. People are talking about the reality women writers face […]

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