Posts Tagged: gender disparity

The Rumpus Interview with Lauren Elkin


Writer and academic Lauren Elkin discusses her latest book Flâneuse: Women Walk the City in Paris, New York, Tokyo, Venice and London, the freedoms and constraints of urban space for women, and the power of first person. ...more

The Rumpus Book Club Chat with Iben Mondrup and Kerri Pierce


Iben Mondrup and Kerri Pierce discuss the translation of Justine, Mondrup's 2012 Danish novel about a young artist in Denmark. ...more

A Brief History of Pandering


Erasing women writers like Woolson carries immense implications. It creates an environment ripe for the continued marginalization and silencing of women’s voices today. ...more

The Saturday Rumpus Essay: Informing Form


She was a physical, as opposed to a media, reality to me—someone with a voice to be addressed rather than a flattened image. ...more

The Saturday Rumpus Essay: Queen of Decay


I wish it had been: Amy was a brilliant and tortured artist. Lets explore her brilliance. Let’s watch her perform. ...more

Writers’ Influences Skew Male


Independent Irish publisher Tramp Press requests that writers submitting manuscripts list their influences. Co-founder Sarah Davis-Goff had a suspicion that she was only seeing male names among the influencers, so she tallied up the influences of 100 submitters. Only 33 percent of the listed influences were women writers.