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Letter from London: Celebrating the Life of Virginia Woolf

25th January 2022 marks the 140th birthday of the brilliant Virginia Woolf.

I live in London now, and to be able to routinely walk the same streets that Virginia Woolf and many of her contemporaries — famous writers such as James Joyce and Maurice Proust — would have walked is a truly remarkable experience.

Adeline Virginia Stephen was born into a well-to-do family in South Kensington, the seventh child of mother Julia Prinsep Jackson and father Leslie Stephen.read more.

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Meridel LeSueur: “Write More Shamelessly and Nakedly”

From Jan Lisa Huttner (Editor-in-Chief of FF2 Media): Poet Iris Jamahl Dunkle, having completed a masterful biography of Charmian Kittredge London, is now doing in-depth research on her next subject: Sanora Babb. And FF2 Media is proud to announce that we will be traveling with her!

We have several reasons for embarking on this journey with Iris.read more.

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Jennifer Sperry Steinorth on Erasing to Find the Hidden New

Poet Jennifer Sperry Steinorth speaks on the poetic form of "erasure."
Poet Jennifer Sperry Steinorth speaks on the poetic form of "erasure."
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On the Road with Sanora Babb: Erasing Steinbeck to Find the Ghost of My Grandmother

Sanora Babb-inspired erasure poetry on John Steinbeck's 'The Grapes of Wrath.'
As I was writing the first chapter (“Sanora Babb: Challenging a Single Story of the Dust Bowl”), I was haunted by my grandmother’s ghost.
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Exploring Daughterhood with Poet Brittney Corrigan

Cover of Brittney Corrigan's 'Daughters.'
I was delighted to have the opportunity to discuss Daughters with Brittney Corrigan.
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Who I Am From: The California of Joan Didion

Joan Didion book cover
It is writers like Joan Didion who gave me the permission to question what I’d been told was "the truth."
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