Hey, this is post #300 here! Hurray! 300! That’s a lot! Thanks to everyone who has taken the time to read and engage with what I’ve had to say–it means a lot.
- Before the Mast and on The Deck of the World: a fantastic post by Fran Wilde about competence and finding her voice…and a wonderful series of tweets inspired by this post by Rose Lemberg.
- We Need to Talk About This (content note: discussion of harassment/misogyny)
- On being a thing (content note: discussion of harassment/misogyny)
- Some thoughts on handling harassment and toxic behavior privately Exactly.
- Martin Wisse says smart things about the conspiracy of silence and fandom. Very glad that Martin wrote this.
- Six Questions Every Journalist Should Ask Before Quoting Social Media Posts
- How Mother Jones Set Me Up for Harassment
- YA and the Shame Game
- A Young Adult Author’s Fantastic Crusade to Defend Literature’s Most Maligned Genre
- When in doubt, call in a woman
- The Racism Beat
- Slave Labor in the Thai Fisheries
- Coverage of Ta-Nehisi Coates’s “The Case for Reparations” This is a pretty amazing list of responses to Coates’s amazing piece of journalism. This sort of thing is so much work, too.
- Ta-Nehisi Coates, author of the Atlantic’s June cover story on reparations, responds to four common arguments against them
- The Washington Post Misused the Data on Violence Against Women Imagine that.
- Notes From A Boner Why is the word boner so funny?
- Animating the Ladies: Ubisoft fundamentally doesn’t get it
- “Girl Hours”, by Sofia Samatar. Oh, oh, oh wonderful world that has such poetry in it.
- This makes me happy. And so does this.
- Oh, heck. This, too: John Moe’s Pop Song Correspondences: Concerning, Jon Bon Jovi, Wanted Dead or Alive.
- And, in a “I am probably a bad person” way, this: William Patterson’s Robert Heinlein Biography Is a Hagiography (last I looked, though, it appeared that the comments were full of people commenting in response to the Heinlein-signal)
- Finally, a delightful fan fic about a drunk octopus and his ocean pals: Texts From Cephalopods
She dabbles in writing speculative fiction and poetry, but non-fiction is her bread and butter. She’s known for her coverage of various issues within genre around sexism and harassment, and can be found on Twitter as @eilatan.
With Annalee Flower Horne, she is a co-founder of the intersectional geek blog, The Bias.