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April 20, 2010

Stolen Post from Jojo’s Tumblr

Filed under: Reviews — Tags: — willaweb @ 7:49 pm

From the Ms. blog, “The New Old-Girls’ Club by Danielle Roderick on April 9, 2010

Why can’t we have an organization of female writers … one that would really be a forum for discussion along any lines of the female writer’s experience? An opportunity for women writers to be exposed to everything (or almost everything) that’s going on in our country with regard to women’s literature?

That’s the notion that led Cate Marvin to start Women in Letters and Literary Arts (WILLA) after The Association of Writer and Writing Programs (AWP) rejected a conference panel she had organized on women’s poetry. Marvin sent out an email last August that went viral, opening the door to a much larger conversation and becoming a call to action

read on: http://msmagazine.com/blog/blog/2010/04/09/the-new-old-girls-club/

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