Gail Galdwell writes, "I had a friend, and we shared everything, and then she died and so we shared that, too." The author shares with us the importance of her friendship with Caroline Knapp through the book "Let’s Take the Long Way Home: A Memoir of Friendship" (via La Times).
Sometimes you have to take your future in your own hands and take care of yourself. This first novel by Nuala Ní Chonchúir, "You," tells the story of a “young girl who interprets the life she and her siblings inhabit in their urban Gothic surroundings with simple yet insightful prose” (via Feminist Review).
"On Thursday, September 8th the MacArthur award-winning playwright Sarah Ruhl’s adaptation of Virginia Woolf’s playful, gender-bending novel has its New York premiere at the Classic Stage Company in New York" (more info here).
The Barnard Center for Research for Women and the New York Women’s Foundation have organized “Critical Intersections: Reproductive and Economic Justice” in September (more info here).
The Spark Summit (Sexualization Protest: Action, Resistance, Knowledge) is a day to speak out, push back on the sexualization of girls, and have fun while igniting a movement for girls’ rights to healthy sexuality. SPARK Summit is happening in October 22nd. Add it to your calendar (more info here).