Articles tagged with: Robin Morgan
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Labor Day has always felt like New Year’s Day to me. It’s the school calendar that continues to promise new possibilities. This year they include a new project, some especially interesting trips, and wonderful news from several of my writer friends.
I am going to Billings, Montana to give the keynote at the first Annual Exceptional Women Luncheon on September 17. I am especially delighted to be there because, in addition to the opportunity to celebrate terrific women, the event will be co-sponsored by the brand new Billings chapter of The Transition Network, an organization I have admired and supported since its earliest days.
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Suzanne Braun Levine
The first editor of Ms. magazine shares her war stories, timed to PBS’ important new documentary on feminism, ‘Makers’
Life was a lot different when I was a young woman in the early ’60s. If I was looking for a job, it was in the “Help Wanted/Female” pages. If I needed a bank loan, I had to get my husband’s signature. “MS” stood for multiple sclerosis. And women wearing pants were routinely turned away from restaurants and clubs.
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It’s a special treat to be interviewed by a dear friend, long-time colleague, and inspiring visionary; it was also an honor to be invited to share my ideas with her on “WMC LIVE with Robin Morgan,” which regularly features fascinating and brave women from around the world. My favorite features, though, are those in which Robin takes on language. In this show she is particularly astute when she suggests we abandon the term “cougar” and replace it with “Colette” as in the older major French writer who regularly took young lovers, much to their delight as well as her own. — Suzanne Braun Levine
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By Suzanne Braun Levine
This is National Poetry Month, an opportunity for all of us to consider the place of poetry in our lives. When I first began to read poetry, I was in those years when my feelings were confused and confusing, and I felt I was under water. I found that poetry validated those feelings, or at least that confusion. The big themes were loss, longing, loneliness, and Love (yes, with a capital L).
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JOIN ME FOR A VERY SPECIAL EVENT: THE 2010 PAGES & PLACES BOOK FESTIVAL! SCRANTON, PA – SATURDAY, OCT. 2nd
Join me at the 2010 Pages & Places Book Festival, Scranton’s celebration of books and the city on Saturday October 2nd. I will be at the Book Expo and on the Panel: “FROM FRONTLINES TO HEADLINES” with Robin Morgan, Tamera Gugelmeyer and Andi Zeisler. http://pagesandplaces.org/
9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
*I will be there from 12:00 pm -1:00 p.m. Stop by to say hello! …