Writing ourselves into the story
Representation matters. This is not a controversial statement, or at least should not be. The famous Bechdel test, which has been applied to all manners of creative work, beginning with movies, stipulates that
The movie has to have at least two women in it,
who talk to each other,
about something other than a man.
I propose there should be a variant of this test (I am n
STELLAR SHORT FICTION BY WOMEN-IDENTIFIED WRITERS SINCE 2009
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