What if, artist Kate Brown muses, we treated the environment as she treats her artwork—would we have polluted the very air we breathe if we’d truly understood that it is not empty, not nothing? Could we have dismissed it, destroyed it, knowing that air, oxygen, is tangible, like every corner of a canvas?
Most of the rooms had labels for male prisoners, so it was really cool that the one we got had a placard for a woman – the owner of a house of ill-repute, no less. All of the other women’s labels talked about offenses like ‘keeping and untidy house’ and ‘vagrancy’, so you can see the misogyny here.
Hosted by myself, Kathleen May, this interview show welcomes women to share their experiences and journeys. Women within diverse realms such as activism, creative arts, politics, mental health and addictions work, wellness, rape and abuse survivors, and many others talk about their struggles and triumphs. herstories brings the individual and the impact into focus.
Tips for writers of any genre, any experience, any level of “expertise”. In this video I discuss some tips that work for me, some that don’t, and my journey with all-consuming self-doubt.
I also discuss the Novel Writing Marathon that I participate in every year. If you would like to donate to support Literacy Services and help me secure a spot next year, please click this link: https://tinyurl.com/y7s87br7
Website for the artist of “Cosmic”, seen in video: http://www.joyfulpaints.com/