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NYC Book Launch: Things I’d Let You Do to Me

A bunch of us weird sisters are launching Geri Kim’s new chapbook THINGS I’D LET YOU DO TO ME (Recreation League) tonight in NYC! Come out for readings + killer jams! Continue reading

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WEIRD SISTER at Popsickle Tomorrow!

WEIRD SISTER is very excited to present readings by regular contributor Naomi Extra and our friend Rosebud Ben-Oni at this year’s Popsickle literary festival!

Saturday, June 20, 2015
9:00 p.m.
The Living Gallery (1094 Broadway, Brooklyn)

Naomi

Naomi Extra

Rosebud

Rosebud Ben-Oni

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POPSICKLE is Brooklyn’s literary arts festival. Now in its sixth year, the fest aims to unite Brooklyn’s array of reading series, publishers, and literary organizations into one weekend-long megareading. POPSICKLE 2015  is coordinated by Niina Pollari, Zane Van Dusen, and JD Scott. POPSICKLE is free and open to the public.

Find more info and RSVP on Facebook here.

Hope to see you there!

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WEIRD SISTER NYC Happy Hour Tonight!

WS-happyhour3NYC Weird Sisters! See you tonight at our Happy Hour at Sweet & Vicious!

The WEIRD SISTER crüe and and friends are getting together to say hi IRL and celebrate springtime in NYC.

Come have a drink! Bring your friends & your feminism! XOXO

More info is on the event page here.

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Come Find Us at #AWP15!

The WEIRD SISTER crew is taking a few days off to attend AWP in Minneapolis. If you’re at the conference, come say hi to us at the Monk Books/Groundwater Press book fair table (#1429), or at these rad feminist offsite events!

ON THURSDAY 4/9: Weird Atlas/Gazing Switchback

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ON FRIDAY, 4/10: GIRL FRIDAY: An AWP Offsite Event Hosted by Our Flow Is Hard, WEIRD SISTER, & Dancing Girl

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Can’t wait to see you! <3

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WEIRD SISTER at AWP!

Come hang out with WEIRD SISTER at #AWP15, next week in Minneapolis!

We’ll be at the Monk Books table (#1429) at the Book Fair on Friday and Saturday. We’re also part of two extremely rad off-site events:

ON THURSDAY 4/9: Weird Atlas/Gazing Switchback

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& ON FRIDAY, 4/10: GIRL FRIDAY: An AWP Offsite Event Hosted by Our Flow Is Hard, WEIRD SISTER, & Dancing Girl

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Come say hi! <3

 

 

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**THE FEMINIST SELFIE** on 12/18!

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Join us later this month for a series of live and virtual readings, performances and talks exploring selfies and feminism!

Featuring:

Veronica Arreola
Marisa Crawford
Kate Durbin
Morgan Parker
Jennifer L. Pozner

“The selfie suggests something in picture form—I think I look [beautiful] [happy] [funny] [sexy]. Do you?—that a girl could never get away with saying. It puts the gaze of the camera squarely in a girl’s hands, and along with it, the power to influence the photo’s interpretation.” – Rachel Simmons, Slate

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Veronica I. Arreola is a professional feminist, writer, and mom. She took her degree in biological sciences with a minor in women’s studies and turned it into a career working on diversity issues in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM). Veronica is the assistant director of the UIC Center for Research on Women and Gender and directs their Women in Science and Engineering program. Her blog, Viva la Feminista, has been named a top political blog by Blogher, Women’s Media Center and LATISM. Veronica’s work on behalf of women and girls has been recognized by her coworkers with a UIC Woman of the Year award, the community with a Chicago Foundation for Women Impact Award and the White House with an organizational Presidential Award for Excellence in Science, Mathematics and Engineering Mentoring. Her current project, #365FeministSelfie, aims to have people take a close look at themselves every day and see the beauty everyone else sees.
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WEIRD SISTER Launch Party This Saturday in Brooklyn!

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