Arts & Culture

The Feminist Wire is proud to publish outstanding works by established and emerging artists in our Arts & Culture section. We feature poetry, fiction, memoir, and drama, as well as visual art, film, design, and works that cross generic boundaries. Our Arts & Culture section showcases the works of artists at all stages in their artistic lives. Our “Spotlight” series features innovative work by celebrated writers, poets, and artists; our “Suites” series collects the works of several emerging artists thinking through similar themes. We also publish in several other formats, including genre-bending forms like the lyric essay, and short poems or flash fiction pieces on compelling feminist themes. We invite you to take a look, and submit your work!

2 poems by Lee Ann Roripaugh

July 29, 2015
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3 poems by Darrian Wesley

July 22, 2015
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A poem by Amy Lukau

July 15, 2015
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2 pieces by Cherie Jones

July 7, 2015
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In Memoriam   I mourn my vagina, and miss her. My husband mourns her too.  As things progressed, we’d used a special Morse when he wanted to make love.  ‘How is she?’ he’d mutter, ‘Alright?’ (dot.dot.dot.)  ‘Not so good,’ I’d stutter, and he’d hug me, too guilty of health to request a hand job. Sometimes,...
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3 poems by Joshua Jennifer Espinoza

July 1, 2015
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THE MOON IS TRANS The moon is trans. From this moment forward, the moon is trans. You don’t get to write about the moon anymore unless you respect that. You don’t get to talk to the moon anymore unless you use her correct pronouns. You don’t get to send men to the moon anymore...
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4 Poems by Carmen Giménez Smith

June 24, 2015
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EPIGRAMS FOR A LADY   If you hate it when your son is preternaturally boy, freight him with your trunk’s warp. A woman could form a bastion with a man, but for it to persist, both parties must wield Kalashnikovs and permission from Uber-Mom. The idiot, the bad apple: the same thing as prototypical...
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A poem by Niki Tulk

June 17, 2015
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  Song For My Daughter   You are nearly here. Around and above me slithering voices, anxious midwife barks. My own voice surges from a galaxy cloaked in breath and stygian song. I am volcano. I am tsunami. I forge the deep waters. Atomic, I shift mountain ranges with each arc of my body....
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“Flawless” by Laurie Reid

June 10, 2015
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Flawless          Sheila is fat, real fat. Sheila calls herself that. When Sheila stood up and introduced herself to her Women’s Studies class, the professors’ mouth dropped so far and so fast that she couldn’t keep her snack from falling out and onto her blouse. Her entire face looked as though it had slid...
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A Review of Mecca Jamilah Sullivan’s Blue Talk and Love by Sarah Mantilla Griffin

June 3, 2015
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2 poems by Sanchari Sur

June 3, 2015
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