READ THIS: “Tallying Art World Inequality, One Gallery at a Time” (from Hyperallergic.com)
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READ THIS: “Tallying Art World Inequality, One Gallery at a Time” (from Hyperallergic.com)

“I think these numbers are important for several reasons. For one, it makes a difference to see concrete, statistical data. People make assumptions that art-world bias exists, but no one that I encountered was aware of the actual figures.” Continue reading

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READ THIS: Laurel Snyder’s “Boys Will Be Boys and Girls Will Be Accommodating: Why ‘boy books’ aren’t always the solution”
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READ THIS: Laurel Snyder’s “Boys Will Be Boys and Girls Will Be Accommodating: Why ‘boy books’ aren’t always the solution”

“When we assume that boys won’t read books with girls on the cover, and then institutionalize that assumption by leaving the “girlie” books out of award nominations (as well as school wide reads, story times, etc.), we insult them. By suggesting that on the whole our boys have a limited capacity for empathy, an inability to imagine a world beyond their own most obvious understanding, and an unwillingness to stretch.” Continue reading

Wattpad: Undiscovered Possibilities
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Wattpad: Undiscovered Possibilities

  Event Review by Stephanie Hernandez Indie author Dianne Greenlay “draws on her own success story” with the free online site and app called Wattpad in honor of her self-published novel Quintspinner- A Pirate’s Quest. After reaching above half a million “reads” on Wattpad for this first novel, Greenlay considers Wattpad “a marketing opportunity that … Continue reading