Popaganda: Insider/Outsider

This one’s for the punks, poets, radicals, and outliers.

In "The Telling," Zoe Zolbrod Writes a Searing Memoir of Survival

In ferocious diction, Zolbrod chronicles the impact of sexual abuse and years of keeping the abuse a secret. Read more »

Lindy West's "Shrill" Is a Hilarious Manifesto for Living Loud and Proud

It’s the best kind of memoir, balancing humor with genuine reflection and empathy. Read more »

Xicana Icon Ana Castillo Talks Ageism, Writing, & Queer Identity

Over her forty years of writing, Ana Castillo has personified resilience. Now, she opens up in an interview about her new memoir. Read more »

Michelle Gonzales's New Memoir Details Punk History Through a Xicana Feminist Perspective

In The Spitboy Rule, Gonzales's unique experience and perspective document a critical moment in punk culture. Read more »

In Her Memoir, Diane Guerrero Showcases the Struggles and Resilience of An Undocumented Family

Orange is the New Black star Diane Guerrero opens up about her family in her memoir "In the Country We Love." Read more »

Flash Fiction Author Desiree Cooper Urges Us to Know the Mother

Flash fiction author Desiree Cooper counters motherhood mythology with raw reality. Read more »

"We Were Feminists Once" Available Now!

Bitch Media cofounder Andi Zeisler's new book, We Were Feminists Once: From Riot Grrrl to Cover Girl, the Buying and Selling of a Political Movement is out TODAY, and it's already flying off of the shelves.  Read more »

Redefining Required Reading: Where Are Trans Women Writers in the Classroom?

Trans women writers are rarely part of the academic canon in either literature or gender-studies classes, despite publishing numerous ground-breaking books over the past decade.  Read more »

Elisabeth Moss Will Star in "The Handmaid's Tale" Mini-Series

Margaret Atwood's feminist speculative fiction classic is coming to the small screen in 2017. Read more »

Writer Hanif Willis-Abdurraqib on Poetry & Punk Rock

The writer talks about being an outsider and insider in literary spaces and punk.  Read more »

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Mock & Awe: Janet Mock on truth-telling, community building, and writing the story she had been waiting for her whole life.

Mainstream media does a pretty horrendous job of telling the stories of trans people, often focusing on the details of their transition and...

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Demanding the Impossible: Walidah Imarisha Talks About Science Fiction and Social Change

Before she was a poet, journalist, documentary filmmaker, anti-prison activist, and college instructor, Walidah Imarisha was fascinated with... Read more »

Rewriting the Future: Using Science Fiction to Re-Envision Justice

When I tell people I am a prison abolitionist and that I believe in ending all prisons, they often look at me like I rode in on a...

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Black Girls Hunger for Heroes, Too: A Black Feminist Conversation on Fantasy Fiction for Teens

What happens when two great black women fiction writers get together to talk about race in young adult literature? That's exactly what happens in... Read more »