Needle and Thread

Jan 29, 2018

Essay by Madeehah Reza

As others try to warp my identity, it’s not always easy to feel that faith is a blessing.

Why I Write, Writing and Faith, Diversity | Read More

Come-to-Jesus Meeting

Jan 29, 2018

Essay by Donna Cameron

I pondered Norma’s offer of salvation. Even if I believed in God, could I believe in one so spiteful, so churlish?

Writing and Faith, Diversity | Read More

More Than Just a Political Slogan

Dec 04, 2017

Report by Robin L. Flanigan

She gestured in the direction her friends had headed. 'That’s an expensive car full of black people.'

Diversity, Journalism, Truth-telling | Read More

Free Speech and Grassroots Writing

Feb 06, 2017

TW Column by Martha Nichols

I sometimes forget that the most effective creative writing has nothing to do with schooling or publishing.

Media Debate, Diversity, First Person | Read More

Merry Christmas! Happy Diwali!

Nov 21, 2016

Theme Essay by Nandini Pandya

There is real joy in offering and receiving good will and in coming together despite our differences.

Writing and Faith, Diversity | Read More

Dear Taylor Swift (and Other White Feminists)

Sep 12, 2016

Open Letter by Lorraine Berry

I don’t believe we get to pick and choose whose struggle for civil rights we align ourselves with.

Diversity, Music, Fame, Open Letters | Read More

Dear Madeleine Albright

Sep 12, 2016

Open Letter by Susan Terris

This year, you got trashed by hundreds of smart young women who believe their generation has shattered the glass ceiling.

Diversity, Fame, Open Letters | Read More

Dear Gretchen Carlson, Formerly of Fox News

Sep 05, 2016

Open Letter by Martha Nichols

When I read liberal commenters damning you with faint praise, I see ugly attitudes about women exposed.

Media Debate, Diversity, First Person, Open Letters | Read More

Sanderia Faye: “I’ve Got a Lot of Swimming to Do”

Nov 04, 2015

TW Interview by Imaani Cain

I just knew that, as a black woman, if I wanted to write, I needed some credentials.

Writing and Faith, Featured Interview, Diversity | Read More

Gender Wars: The Listicle

Mar 18, 2015

TW Reading List

It's no stretch to leap past Dr. Johnson, but in the 21st century, why can't writers of any gender twirl on their 'hinder' legs?

Media Debate, Diversity | Read More


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