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Dreaming of Melissa Lozada-Oliva

Today is the one-year anniversary of the release of the novel Dreaming of You, so we’re celebrating its author, Melissa Lozada-Oliva. 

Melissa Lozada-Oliva is a poet, essayist and novelist. She is a fierce performance poet, delivering spoken word poems which explore themes of feminism and the Latina more.


Filmmaker Q&A: Sophie Goodhart

By Senior Contributor Lesley Coffin

More than a decade ago, Sophie Goodhart wrote and directed a hit comedy short titled My Blind Brother, about two brothers (one blind) competing in a charity swimming competition. The film debuted in the short categories at South by Southwest and Cannes in 2003, making a name for Sophie Goodhart as a comic director on the rise…but struggled to get scripts beyond development more.


Audre Lorde: A Radical Voice in a Progressive Movement

lorde1Feature by Contributing Editor Alma Garcia

Audre Lorde always introduced herself as, “Audre Lorde, a Black lesbian feminist mother warrior poet.” No commas in between the words, and hardly a pause. Her confidence and courage shone through this self ­introduction, she never hesitated to let anyone, and everyone, know exactly who she was.… read more.