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April 7th: Weekly Web Wrap-Up

After a quick break, we’re back in the action:

Our Third Issue’s been released online
Shameless plug, but worth the read. Featuring non-fiction and poetry, including our non-fiction prize winner!

Fem Editors Talk Back: Literature as Resistance

The wonderful editors at the Fem talk about literature as resistance. Worth the read for all of you out there who care about the social impact of literature.

Femsplain Returns
Femsplain is back and that makes us happy. If you don’t know what it is, here’s how they describe it: “inspires discussion and connection through storytelling. We believe stories are most powerful when people feel safe enough to authentically share themselves — that’s why we are building an inclusive space for those who identify as women and gender nonconforming individuals to tell these personal stories.”

Literary Witches by Katy Horan and Taisia Kitaiskaia Over at Electric Literature
A cool comic about literary witches, it doesn’t really need much more explanation.

How Not to Talk About African Fiction by Ainehi Edoro
A great piece on the ways we talk about African Fiction.

Interviews with the Finalists for the ManBooker Prize

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March 10th: Weekly Web Wrap Up

We had international Women’s day, articles on MFAs (again), and plenty of time to get ready for spring break. Check it out:

33 Life-Changing Books in Honor of International Women’s Day at LitHub
International Women’s Day is over (officially but with us it’s always women’s day) but that doesn’t mean you can’t read some great books.

21 Female-Fronted Bands You Need to Listen To by Kathryn Hensch at Bust
Some jams to get you pumped for spring break.

The YA Book Prize Shortlist 
If you’re into Young Adult books, you’ll be into this.

The 2016 Baileys Prize Longlist
The Bailey Prize celebrates UK, english writing, women. Check out this fabulous list of women writers.

MFA vs CPU: Another MFA Article Misses the Bigger Picture by Lincoln Michel 
Over at Electric Literature, Lincoln Michel takes on the equally infamous article from the Atlantic, “How Has the MFA Changed the Contemporary Novel.”

In Praise of the Mighty Zine by Liska Jacobs Over at LitHub
A dispatch from the LA Zine Fest about how awesome zines are.

Ruth Bader Ginsburg Walked All Over Texas’ Restrictive Abortion Law at the Huffington Post
Okay, this was technically last week, but it still warrants the read.

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March 03rd: Weekly Web Wrap Up

February’s over and March is finally here. Take a look at some of the things keeping us marching this week:

Writing On Adoption Over at Catapult
Nicole Chung has started a new series of writers talking about Adoption over at Catapult.

Ploughshares is now open for their Emerging Writer’s Contest

12 Women of Color Authors You Need to Know This Year by Melissa Ragsdale
Just in time for Women’s History Month

Ellen Fitzpatrick‘s Wise Men vs. Old Women: On Presidential Double Standards over at Lithub

If you’re still reeling from the Super Tuesday results and want some political talk to go with it.

The Supreme Court’s Test for Abortion Laws is a Poorly Defined Math Problem, over at Five Thirty Eight by Leah Libresco

Abortion rights are being fought over at the Supreme Court, here’s a great article on the math behind some of the arguments.