Processes of Becoming: Joy Ladin Speaks in South Beach

I have no hesitancy in bragging on my publisher, Headmistress Press, especially because of all their really incredible associated poets. I first became really acquainted with Headmistress when I wrote a review of Lesléa Newman’s I Carry My Mother in 2016. I have a soft spot for queer narratives about family, and that book really… Read More Processes of Becoming: Joy Ladin Speaks in South Beach

Feminism, libraries, and poetry: a Ms. Magazine conversation

Farrell Greenwald Brenner and I have a new conversation up on the Ms. Magazine blog about feminism, poetry, libraries, and much more. How do we recognize ourselves through reading? Can a library be a war zone, a place of physical danger, a site of contestation? Read more about what happens when two Gender & Women’s… Read More Feminism, libraries, and poetry: a Ms. Magazine conversation

Writer and Poet

Freesia McKee is a poet and essayist who writes about gender and power. Headmistress Press published Freesia’s first chapbook How Distant the City in 2017. How Distant the City is now available on the Headmistress online store and from Amazon.com. Her series of post-election poems For the Immediate Aftermath is available online. Freesia’s words have… Read More Writer and Poet