Posts tagged gender

Two Poems from Liz Lampman

Spell for Burning Gender with a line from Elizabeth Bishop   Call on the moon: illuminate! For night recalls the ache of barely kindled flame and I the sweat in which our bodies met— the…

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A Loving Sister, A Fighter

A review of Inga Muscio’s Autobiography of a Blue-Eyed Devil: My Life and Times in a Racist, Imperialist Society. Kathi Acker’s, \”I was unspeakable, so I ran into the language of others,\” takes on new meaning when I think about stealing, borrowing, and remaking into my own what this author has put forth. Now that Blue-Eyed Devil has been reprinted for us to pass down to our children and adolescents, who I believe to be the true target audience for her urgent and ironic voice, Inga is planning on taking our breath away by writing fiction.

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Our Count

Yesterday VIDA released their count for 2013, which looks at the number of male and female contributors published in popular magazines, publishers, and literary journals. In charting the gender divide among publishers, VIDA does important…

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