Whatever subjects we choose, as women writers we are cataloging historical and cultural events in ways that go far deeper than the two-dimensional stories told by photographs. We get into the heads of our audience in ways that movies still can't.
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What made Nin's work so appealing, especially to women, was that she provided profound insights into her role as a woman, a sexual being, and erotic spirit.
Most of us read "serious books" about feminism in high school and college, but how many of us have gone back and read The Second Sex as adults? Stepha...
We started simply. We brought some classics -- Adrienne Rich, Mary Daly, Audre Lourde, Judith Butler -- and classic collections. We read short selections every Saturday on Commercial Street.
The mother of Jesus became an icon a long time ago, and in many ways her icon is more powerful and haunting inside our psyche than the icon of her famed son.
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