We don’t know what your plans are for tonight, but Isabel and I (the two She Writes interns) have had the tickets booked for a month- we’re both going to say goodbye to Harry Potter, and more symbolically, to the period in our lives in which we can still read children’s fiction as children. Okay, so that time has probably passed for both of us; but we’re willing to extend the fantasy a little longer and savor this final glimmer of childhood.
Despite our enthusiasm, we aren’t…Continue
Last week on a trip to the west coast, I was lucky enough to meet with newly minted She Writes member (welcome her!) JENNIFER SIEBEL NEWSOM, creator of the documentary film…Continue
From Melissa Silverstein, co-founder and producer of the upcoming Athena Film Festival:
Come to the Barnard College and the Athena Film Festival - A Celebration of Women and Leadership from February 10-13. 25 shorts, docs and features will…Continue
A pair of amazing women film makers have been working hard to make my first novel, Leaving Atlanta into afeature film. I have to say that watching them work has been a real education for me. Yes, I know that writing a book is hard, but at least when you set out to write a book you need only yourself and your computer. It takes a village to make a movie-- and a whole lot of money!
Here's a little background on LEAVING ATLANTA. I've always thought…Continue
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“In a half changed world, women often feel they need to choose: mothering or working? Your children’s well-being or your own?” Sound familiar? These are the questions that drive much of Who Does She Think She?, a documentary feature released this year. It essentially explores the lives of five diverse women who refuse to choose. She Writes caught up with director/producer Pamela Tanner Boll, to ask a bit about her process. The film is now available as a… Continue
Last night at the New York Salon for Women Writers, Gina Bianchini founder of NING, described blogging as a 21st-century avatar of a familiar, familial practice: your grandmother sending you newspaper clippings about topics of shared interest. I was struck by the comparison since sending and receiving clippings is… Continue