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Speakers on Feminism / Gender
knows the personal is always political.
is one to watch out for.
explores the borders - national, personal, and familiar.
is taking the numb out of numbers.
sees every side of the story.
Tameka Cage Conley
bridges the gaps.
is a cultural critic with a punch(line).
Jennine Capó Crucet
is blazing a trail.
is an archival sleuth.
is true to her name.
is equally at home in poetry and politics.
is who we want to be when we grow up.
is helping us heal.
is feminist AF.
labors out of love.
Rachel Kaadzi Ghansah
is a brilliant tour guide to the most fascinating places.
calls it like it is.
knows that climate affects everything.
has the hard conversations.
is required reading.
Ashley M. Jones
is a poet for the people.
takes you through the looking glass.
writes like your favorite mixtape plays.
sets the page aflame.
will get you fired up.
is a reader and a leader.
is a good person to have with you in a war zone.
Carmen Maria Machado
thinks misogyny is boring as hell (and genre, too).
Nguyễn Phan Quế Mai
understands the cost of war and the power of literature.
Sarah Thankam Mathews
builds community on and off the page.
is a book lover's book lover.
knows why design matters.
makes sense of community.
asks all the right questions.
is saving our lost civilizations, and she’s doing it from outer space.
is a poetic provocateur.
is a champion of literary culture.
is breaking stigma.
is uncovering silences in the archives.
meets the struggle with sweetness.
is literally a rockstar.
will make you laugh.
is amplifying high-risk voices.
is pulling back the curtain.
is rethinking things.
Carina del Valle Schorske
puts the best in bestselling.
knows how you feel.
is wicked smart about wicked things.
knows which way the wind is blowing.
feeds our minds, bodies, and souls.
Krish O’Mara Vignarajah
views the world with open arms.
Esmé Weijun Wang
is transforming limitations.
G. Willow Wilson
is a professional genre-bender and writes your favorite comic books.
is breathing life into history.
Kao Kalia Yang
is a writer without a country.
will make you laugh, cry, and (maybe) gag.