A Literary Chorus: Communities On Twitter


I have heard writers take a stand that they are above Twitter and Instagram, superior for not participating in social media. It’s true the self-promotion feels inauthentic and tacky, but it can be brave to participate in the conversation with good intention.

If the written word is a double-edged sword, then Twitter might be considered something like a mace. Lit Hub asked some women writers, journalists, and thinkers prominent on social media to share their experiences, and talk about the multifaceted powers and dangers of Twitter as a platform for discourse, dialogue, and community.

Jeannie Yoon makes poems, essays, videos, music, cookies, and lots of very ambitious and meticulous to-do lists. jeannieyoon.tumblr.com More from this author →