You’re invited to join a two-hour weekly writers’ workshop resulting from a collaboration between Madwomen in the Attic, Herstory Writers Workshop, and the Coalition for Community Writing. This workshop, facilitated by Jessica Lowell Mason and Janelle Gagnon, will bring together storytellers who want to write a changed, reformed, or new mental healthcare model into existence by tuning into their experience and wisdom in order to explore, share, and shape stories and deep truths that speak back to power structures and compel a care system to care.Continue reading “Making Our Voices Heard: Memoirs to (Re)Imagine Mental Healthcare, A Series of Workshops”
Madwomen in the Attic is going to be partnering with Herstory Training Institute and the College Consortium and the Coalition for Community Writing in the spring to offer writing workshops, but in the meantime, we would like to invite you to learn about our partnership with Herstory and the CCCW by joining us for a Saturday afternoon literary exploration of the potency of madness through memoir.Continue reading “Magic, Meaning, and Madness: Reclaiming Our Power”
Madwomen in the Attic is seeking featured writers for The Featured Writer Project’s 2021-2020 writing year, which will begin in January 2021 and end in January 2022. Continue reading “Call for 2021-2022 Featured Writers”
Madwomen in the Attic is excited to announce that we are teaming up with Green Buffalo Productions on The Big O (for Oppression) Project, and that we are extending our submission period until the end of May. Continue reading “Call for Submissions: The Big O (for Oppression) Project”
Riddle: “What is full of emptiness?”
RE: Roadblocks to Justice?
Leaked! Continue reading “Lemmy Renee”
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”
The Comfort Room
I sat in an old, ratty recliner
In The Comfort Room.
With supervision, of course
Someone to judge my every facial expression
A bout of laughter
Or a single tear Continue reading “Melissa S. Bennett”
A MITA member brought this quote, by Anne Lamott, to our attention. Women’s voices, historically, have been devalued and undermined, and women are still discouraged from speaking their minds, sharing their stories, and formulating unapologetic opinions. Continue reading “Revolutionary Pens”