Many of you may have heard the disturbing revelation about "Wikipedia's Sexism Toward Female Novelists" as discussed in the NYTimes by Amanda Filipacchi.
Wikipedia users are taking women novelists off the list of "American Novelists" and reclassifying them as "American Women Novelists."
The writer and critic, as well as Vanity Fair columnist and…Continue
A friend and a writer I greatly admire, Jennifer Cody Epstein, whose second novel, The Gods of Heavenly Punishment, is out in March, asked me about writing sex in literary fiction, a topic that has come up in just about every Sackett Street workshop I’ve taught, where it is common for these literary writers to completely avoid, sometimes without…Continue
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