Although men make up the vast majority of prison inmates, it is women who largely bear the brunt of the challenges spurred by the mass incarceration crisis.
“Life After Life in Prison” by Sara Bennett examines the lives of four women as they return to society after serving many years in prison.
I pulled up to find you standing there wearing the biggest sunglasses. You’d asked me to meet you at Planned Parenthood.
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Gen was a girl from Australia who quickly became a friend during a summer creative writing course in New York, 2011.
A lot of airtime is dedicated to high school bullying, but I think Dalia forgot about me long before I’ll ever forget about her.
Joyce Johnson talks about coming of age as a writer in the 1950s and her long career supporting women in publishing.
As the unequivocal queens of March Madness, the University of Connecticut’s women’s basketball team had won 75 straight games.
For women living with PMDD, menstruation can be especially fraught. The key to finding relief is recognizing the symptoms.
The poet Anne Sexton’s career was a direct result of her struggles with madness.
“It smells like tuna fish.” This unknown world of womanhood sounded overwhelming, and yet I wanted desperately to be part of the cool girls’ period club.
Edan Lepucki is the author of the New York Times bestselling novel California. Her new novel, Woman No. 17, was published in May 2016.
Women writers have long used home and hearth as an allegory for the alienation and oppression that was a woman’s lot.
To be wild is to accept the paradoxes and contradictions inherent in life instead of driving yourself crazy trying in vain to resolve them.