When it Comes to Leveling the Playing Field for Women Writers, VIDA Reminds us that Women are Not Alone

August 1, 2014 9:13 PM

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With the pervasiveness of gender inequality in nearly every arena, it's heartening to know that there are passionate individuals and organizations out there working hard to affect change. Nonprofit groups like VIDA: Women in Literary Arts are leading the charge, effectively "calling out" those in positions of power to give opportunities to talented women.

I recently had the chance to speak with Erin Belieu, the esteemed poet who co-founded VIDA in 2009 to address the need for discourse surrounding the critical reception of women's literature. As we're both ultimately working toward leveling the playing field for women in the arts (I as executive dire...

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