'Her Kind': A Look at VIDA's Online Forum

In May of 2012, VIDA launched Her Kind, an online forum to allow for conversation between women writers on a national scale.

Her Kind editors Rosebud Ben-Oni and Arisa White took some time to have an in-depth discussion with Lambda Literary about the role of Her Kind in the women’s literary community and the ideas it seeks to promote…. read more

Erin Belieu: The VIDA Count and Women in Publishing

“We should think for ourselves and have a diverse and healthy and dynamic literary setting in this country that isn’t about worshiping a small group of white straight guys […]”

VIDA co-founder Erin Belieu took the time to talk with Lambda Literary about the existence of gender bias in the publishing industry and how to improve the way women’s writing is received…. read more