Shaka Senghor: The Intentional Storyteller

December 28, 2017 · Leave a Comment 

  Senghor after an arrest in 1991. © Shaka Senghor. Courtesy of the artist.

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Afghan Women’s Writing Project: Voicing Narratives of Change

December 5, 2015 · 1 Comment 

Nahid-W-drawing-GirlUnderBurqa© Nahid W., 2015. Courtesy of AWWP.  

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Dwayne Betts: Coming of Age in Prison

January 21, 2015 · Leave a Comment 

Dwayne BettsR. Dwayne Betts, author of A Question of Freedom: A Memoir of Learning, Survival, and Coming of Age in Prison. Read more

Guyana/India | Gaiutra Bahadur Charts the ‘Coolie’ Woman’s Odyssey

April 30, 2014 · 2 Comments 


Coolie Woman. CoversCover art depicting Indian indentured immigrant women for the US, UK, and India editions of
Coolie Woman: The Odyssey of Indenture by Gaiutra Bahadur.

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World | ‘Larry and Friends’—A Celebration of Immigration and Diversity

April 30, 2014 · 1 Comment 

FinalIllustrationA page from Larry and Friends by illustrator Carla Torres and author Nathalie Jaspar.


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Cuba/New York | Muralist Katie Yamasaki On Giving Girls A Voice Through Art

April 1, 2013 · Leave a Comment 

Katie YamasakiMuralist Katie Yamasaki in her studio. Photo by Michael Chung

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Ethiopia | One Girl’s Fight to Learn: An Interview with Writer Maaza Mengiste

April 1, 2013 · 1 Comment 

Maaza Mengiste. Girls Issue

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England | Poet Sabrina Mahfouz Confronts Portrayal of Girls in Media

April 1, 2013 · 2 Comments 


Sabrina Mahfouz performs “No More Page 3,” 2013. 


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South Africa | Kimberly Burge on Writing with the Girls of Gugulethu

April 1, 2013 · Leave a Comment 


Phola (center) with the girls of the Amazw’Entombi (Voices of the Girls) Writing Club in South Africa.

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Guyana | The Girl with the Notebook

April 1, 2013 · 5 Comments 


A school girl from Harrare, Ethiopia.

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