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At VIDA: Kevin Prufer and Erika Jo Brown Take a Look at the Numbers May 8, 2015: At VIDA (an organization dedicated to promoting women in literary arts) Erika Jo Brown and Kevin Prufer, University of Houston PhD Candidate and Professor, respectively, sat down and tallied the [...] by

Post-Poetry, Part 4: AnonyPo & Collectivist Refusal April 30, 2015: So the death of the author was exaggerated. To misquote Donald Barthelme, Roland Barthes was a farthes. Let’s review: […] in primitive societies, narrative is never undertaken by a person, [...] by

At VIDA: Morgan Parker on Performing & Refusing the Token November 20, 2014: “Poet, educator, human” Morgan Parker slays at VIDA, making the site a must-go-to, as always. Parker’s piece is tagged with, to name a few: exoticism, Ferguson, gangsta, gender, [...] by

Feel Free Not to Read This November 13, 2014: Reminiscing a little about the first time I gave a reading at UCSD, in the New Writing Series. UCSD is where I was an undergraduate student in Literature/Writing and Music Composition, and the New [...] by

‘We Probably Need, Like, 10 Vidas': Zoe Tuck and Axes for the Frozen Sea Inside Us May 3, 2014: Born in Texas, Zoe Tuck has been a participant in the Bay Area literary scene since 2008: she co-curated the Condensery Reading Series in Oakland and worked at Small Press Distribution for many [...] by

Abigail Beckel and Kathleen Rooney in The Editor’s Corner at VIDA March 20, 2013: Over at VIDA, Abigail Beckel and Kathleen Rooney of the hybrid-genre Rose Metal Press talk about their roles as editors and publishers. We’re especially interested in presses that support as [...] by

The 2012 VIDA Count Is Up and the Charts Are Scary March 4, 2013: Amy King has posted the VIDA Count for 2012, and “eyeball[s] how the 2012 Count stacks up beside numbers from the years preceding.” As per usual, VIDA aims to “turn the conversation [...] by

VIDA Reveals Gender Bias in Best American Series May 31, 2011: VIDA: Women in Literary Arts, co-founded by poets Erin Belieu and Cate Marvin, has released its new count illustrating gender inequity, this time examining the contents of the Best American [...] by