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What Is Literary Activism? : Amy King : Harriet the Blog : The Poetry Foundation

What Is Literary Activism? : Amy King : Harriet the Blog : The Poetry Foundation.

The Seattle Review of Books – Talking with Nicola Griffith about the importance of counting womens stories

(Nicola Griffith, best-known as the local author of Hild, published an astonishing blog post in late May of this year. Titled “Books about women don’t win big awards: some data,” Griffith presented a number of striking charts demonstrating the gender split between winners of awards like the Pulitzer Prize, the Man Booker, the National Book Award, and the Newbery Medal over the last 15 years. Unsurprisingly, more men than women have won almost all of those awards. But then Griffith noted an especially interesting statistic: the women who do win awards tend to win for books about male main characters. The post went viral. One week later, Griffith asked other people to take up her charge, to help count women’s voices in literature

:The Seattle Review of Books – Talking with Nicola Griffith about the importance of counting womens stories.

Interview with Amy King, Winner of the 2015 WNBA Award

The WNBA Award was presented to Amy King at the SoFAB Institute in New Orleans, June 6 (Left to right) Jane Kinney Denning, president WNBA-NYC, VP-elect, WNBA National; NC Weil, WNBA Award chair; Amy King; Carin Siegfried, president WNBA National. (Photo credit: Ann Benoit

Interview with Amy King, Winner of the 2015 WNBA Award.

VIDA PAST AND FUTURE: VIDA ANNOUNCES CHANGE IN LEADERSHIP | VIDA: Women in Literary Arts

VIDA PAST AND FUTURE: VIDA ANNOUNCES CHANGE IN LEADERSHIP | VIDA: Women in Literary Arts.

Where Are the Female Lit Mag Editors? Here. | The Review Review

Where Are the Female Lit Mag Editors? Here. | The Review Review.

VIDA’s Amy King – Named 2015 Winner of the WNBA Award (Women’s National Book Association)

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poet and professor Amy King

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Reports from the Field: On Grief | VIDA: Women in Literary Arts


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Reports from the Field: On Grief | VIDA: Women in Literary Arts.