Posts Tagged: stereotypes


The Saturday Rumpus Essay: Stepfatherhood


“He was my real dad,” she says. “I just happened to have two.” ...more

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The Saturday Rumpus Interview: Tamara Winfrey-Harris


The reality is that there is privilege even within social justice movements. ...more

UK Publishing is Racist, Too


The Writing the Future report . . . found that the “best chance of publication” for a black, Asian or minority ethnic (BAME) writer was to write literary fiction conforming to a stereotypical view of their communities, addressing topics such as “racism, colonialism or post-colonialism as if these were the primary concerns of all BAME people.”

On the heels of the depressing statistics of the first-ever Women of Color VIDA Count, the UK’s Writing the Future report reveals that things aren’t any better for writers of color across the pond.