“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.”
“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.”
Click here to read this stunning article that shows why women do make a difference in previously all-male spheres, like the Supreme Court. “There is no such thing as a women’s position on this case or on any other issue. But there is such a thing as women’s voices, and with this case, especially, it …
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“Dear Sir, I am writing to you to object to the word cremains, which was used by your representative when he met with my mother and me two days after my father’s death…” (From, “Letter to a Funeral Parlor”) Read the rest of this amazing story and 4 more from the incredible Lydia Davis HERE.
“What I want and what I fear.” Joan Didion
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 …