29
Sep

Meet Ava Chin, Author of Eating Wildly

We sent out a survey asking the same questions to our speakers to help you get to know them better. Here’s Ava Chin, who will be participating in the panel called Double Whammy: Women Writers of Color Discuss Challenges and Strategies, on Sunday at 3:30 in the Tishman Auditorium. In a few sentences, who are you?...
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25
Sep

Sponsor Shout Out: WAM!

Women, Action and the Media, better known as WAM! is a people-powered independent nonprofit dedicated to building a robust, effective, inclusive movement for gender justice in media. They are also BinderCon’s fiscal sponsor, and we couldn’t have done it without their generous contribution and guidance! Across the country (and Canada!), WAM! fights for women to be present...
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24
Sep

Talking to Leslie Jamison

Leslie Jamison is the author of the New York Times–bestselling essay collection The Empathy Exams. She’s also a novelist (The Gin Closet), a Ph.D. candidate in American literature at Yale, and a writing teacher at NYU’s Arthur L. Carter Journalism Institute. Writer and BinderCon Director of Outreach Alison B. Hart caught up with her at City...
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19
Sep

Required Reading: Links of the Week

Here are the best links the BinderCon crew found this week about women, the written word, media and…whatever we like. The New York Times’ TV critic got it wrong (again) when she decided to evaluate the work of creator, screenwriter, producer and director Shonda Rhimes solely through the racist construction of the “angry black lady.”...
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