This month, the Department of Global Gender and Sexuality Studies at the University at Buffalo hosted a book reception for “Madwomen in Social Justice Movements, Literatures, and Art” (Vernon Press), co-edited by Jessica Lowell Mason (MITA’s co-founder) and Nicole Crevar. The reception was held held at UB in Clemens Hall, North Campus, on March 15, 2023.Continue reading “A Book Reception for Madwomen in Social Justice Movements, Literatures, and Art”
A Queer Feminist Ethics of Eros
A Chapbook of Feminist Poems
The following works inspired this chapbook of poems: Transforming Carceral Logics: 10 reasons to Dismantle the Prison Industrial Complex Through Queer/Trans Analysis and Action by S. Lamble, The Transformation of Silence into Language and Action by Audre Lorde, Are the Lips a Grave? by Lynne Huffer, Educating a Women: A Feminist Agenda by bell hooks, and Borderlands / La Frontera: The New Mestiza (“Towards a New Consciousness“) by Gloria Anzaldúa.Continue reading “Angelina Pacholczak”
Maggie Lou Rader
SAINT AND SINNERContinue reading “Maggie Lou Rader”
A Set of Monologues by Shaneisha Dodson
Cast of Characters
KENYA: African American female, fighting against genial mutilation.
JUDY: Any race, female. Transgender. Big personality.
SANDRA: Any race, fighting against sex trafficking.
LAURA: Any race, female. Victim of domestic violence.
MONICA: Any race, female. HIV positive.
ESTELLE: Any race, female. Secretly suffering from depression.Continue reading “Shaneisha Dodson”
I DESERVE TO LIVE AND NOT JUST SURVIVE, 2019
Acrylic on canvas
9” x 12” (22.9x 30.5 cm)
I Deserve to Live and Not Just Survive
I DESERVE TO LIVE AND NOT JUST SURVIVE
I DESERVE TO LIVE AND NOT DIE
I WAS BORN TO DO MUCH MORE THAN STAY BLACK AND DIE
I WAS CREATED FOR MUCH MORE THAN TO PAY TAXES AND DIE
I deserve to liveContinue reading “Cherie Jacobs”
(if i were to write in honor of Kathy A this would be where i would say so)
I am fourteen and I am filling up the water bowl.
I am taking off my shirt. Continue reading “ROBBIE B”
Faggots Dream in Blood Glitter
I bag chicks like groceries
although in Cali bags ain’t free no more
like turn your chick to yellow m n m’s how my nuts inside her Continue reading “Feminem”
Sandra de Helen
Sandra de Helen Continue reading “Sandra de Helen”
by Alexander Opicho
It was Wenwa who prepared the grave in which the miscarried baby was buried. Continue reading “Nekoye”
Call for Featured Writers 2018-2019
Madwomen in the Attic is seeking featured writers for The Featured Writer Project’s 2018-2019 writing year, which will begin in September 2018 and will end in August 2019.
Open reading period: April 20 – June 20, 2018. For women and queer-identified (or non-binary) individuals. Continue reading “Call for Featured Writers 2018-2019”