Women of Resistance: Poems for a New Feminism

Women of Resistance: Poems for a New Feminism

A collection with a feminist ethos that cuts across race, gender identity, and sexuality. Creative activists have reacted to the 2016 Presidential election in myriad ways. Editors Danielle Barnhart and Iris Mahan have drawn on their profound knowledge of the poetry scene to put together an extraordinary list of poets taking a feminist stance against the new authority. What A collection with a feminist ethos that cuts across race, gender identity, and sexuality. Creative activists have r...

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Title:Women of Resistance: Poems for a New Feminism
Author:Danielle Barnhart
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  • Julie
    Apr 22, 2018
    I really enjoyed a lot of these poems. They were beautiful and well written and some of them hit me in the gut. The egalley that I was didn't have great formatting (and reading verse in ebook formats is tricky enough anyway), so this is one I'd want to revisit in a physical form. ...
  • Basma
    Mar 13, 2018
    I find it rare that I like an entire poetry collection, even more so when it's by multiple poets and this is one of those poetry books where I found myself either really enjoying some of the poems or not and skimming or skipping them. This is a collection by a diverse group of poets w...
  • Devann
    Apr 02, 2018
    I received a free copy of this book from NetGalley This was a great anthology and I'm glad that I read it, but poetry is so hit or miss for me that while I enjoyed some poems in this collection, a lot of them went right over my head. I enjoyed The Witch Doesn't Burn in this One so m...
  • Angie
    Aug 05, 2018
    Another one that wasn?t for me. Some books need to find the right reader and I wasn?t it this time around. The prose is dense and sometimes hard to follow in the collection of previously published works compiled under the umbrella of Women of Resistance. I have no doubt that someon...
  • emma
    Jun 16, 2018
    quite the stunning lineup. the poetry did not disappoint. i haven?t loved a poetry anthology this much. the anger is earned and authentic and respectable, but made it hard to read for long periods of time. id wished for more hope. but so well written. ...
  • MissBecka
    Jul 21, 2018
    Big shout out to NetGalley and OR Books for hooking me up with this AMAZING ARC!!! ---------------------WOW--------------------- "listen isn't always the same as shut up, remember the eye of the witness disarms the devil." The intro starts off by describing the collection as "...
  • Danielle
    Mar 26, 2018
    I knew I had to read this book right away. It's an anthology that has been beautifully formatted to promote feminist ideologies. Most of all to speak against racism, misogyny, cultural appropriation etc. This collection of poems penned by various poets speaks to all in this time of cha...
  • Zohal
    Apr 13, 2018
    A big thank you to Netgalley for providing me with a copy of this book in exchange for an honest review. This was a quick but hard-hitting collection of poems. It is also the perfect example of intersectional feminism in the 21st century. The poems range in the sub-topics they expl...
  • Shealea
    Jun 22, 2018
    Although the poems themselves weren?t bad?in fact, I?d say that a lot the poems I read were pretty good, there was just something that hindered me from wanting to continue reading. For a poetry anthology with a heavy emphasis on feminism, gender, and sexuality, I just failed to f...
  • Becky
    Mar 30, 2018
    This is, first and foremost, a necessary and important piece of literature. It?s vital that material such as this is published because it gives people the voice that they should?ve been given long ago. This is a great compilation of poems from a variety of women, surrounding differ...
  • Carol
    Mar 24, 2018
    I'm floored by the variety of voices of the contributions, and perspectives represented. The photographs add to, rather than distract from, the text. My favorite poems were Sally Ride Speaks to the Schoolgirls by Laura Fairgrieve, An Open Letter to the Protestors Outside the Planned Pa...
  • Katie Peach
    Aug 05, 2018
    This is a really powerful collection of poems written by a diverse group of writers. I loved the variety of topics, especially the poem on conflict in the Middle East. The collection did a great job of capturing different experiences and I couldn't put the book down. I also love th...
  • Karoliina
    May 25, 2018
    Reviewed at the Lesbrary. I received an ARC through Netgalley in exchange for an honest review. ...
  • Trianna
    Jun 19, 2018
    I always forget that I should not read poetry in the ebook format. The format of the poems is often wrong and in this case, the title of the collection (which typically would be on the corners of the page) was intermixed on the page. Occasionally it was even within the poems themselves...
  • Sara➽[hiatus] (Ink Is My Sword)
    Mar 20, 2018
    4 ?Powerful experience? Stars ?say, beautiful & point to the map of your body say, brave & were your skin like a gown or a suit say, hero & cast yourself in the lead role /// when a girl pronounces her own name there is glory when a woman tells her o...
  • Michael
    Jul 18, 2018
    Compiled in response to the resurgence of overt racism and sexism in American politics, the poems of Women of Resistance feature feminist perspectives on subjects such as bodily autonomy, sexual orientation, protest, gendered violence, white supremacist terrorism, and more. The poetry ...
  • Justine May
    Jul 25, 2018
    A literary work that tackles femininity, sexuality and gender identity says the blurb but it goes deeper, there was more to it than that it talked about racism, violence, abuse... I love that the collection took on such subjects, especially in this day of age. It would disseminate and ...
  • Tamara
    Jun 05, 2018
    This stunning collection includes a variety of authors with wildly different backgrounds and styles. I felt like this is one of the few instances of actual intersectional feminism in collections and I feel both shocked and empowered by the messages included. 49 different contributors ...
  • Alja Katuin
    Mar 06, 2018
    First off.. a big thanks to the publishers and Netgalley for providing me with an E-arc of Women of Resistance. Empowering, freeing and much needed. I downloaded my version to my kindle app and had a really hard time getting into the poems because the format was funked up quite...
  • Dannii Elle
    Mar 22, 2018
    Actual rating 4.5/5 stars. As soon as I saw this book I knew I had to read it. I adored the cover. I adored the title. I adored the concept. And now, after I have finished reading it, I can safely say that I adored the content. The nature of the poems collected here are to promot...
  • Lou
    Jun 11, 2018
    There have been so many books on feminism this year, presumably to highlight that 2018 marks 100 years since some women in the UK won the vote. While celebrating the suffragettes and the success of the suffrage movement founded in 1903 and led by Emmeline Pankhurst, "Women of Resistanc...
  • Greyson (Grey) Edwards [Use Your Words]
    Jun 05, 2018
    Feminist Poetry? Yes, please! ...
  • Elke (BEroyal)
    Apr 05, 2018
    This made me think of How I Resist (though of the two, I liked that one better). This book has a diverse collection of poetry, about women, about resistance, about feminism, racism and other issues. CW for sex, rape, abuse, violence, racism and possibly other things I missed. Sadly...
  • Schizanthus
    Mar 15, 2018
    Dear Women of Resistance: Poems for a New Feminism, It?s not you. It?s me. I tried to appreciate you for what you were but came to realise that you and I were simply not compatible. Not wanting to give up before giving us a chance I read you from cover to cover. I?ll admit tha...
  • Holly Walrath
    Jul 04, 2018
    I loved reading this varied collection of women's voices of resistance. I read them aloud to my spouse at night and while not every poem spoke to me, many gave me a better understanding of the lives of other women in today's world. I particularly love the work of Denise Frohman, whose ...
  • J.D. Dehart
    Mar 04, 2018
    As I write this advance review on the Sunday of the Oscars and consider the role of women in film now, I reflect on the verses in this collection as well. Maybe this is my form of triangulation today. What I discovered in Women of Resistance, first, is a pulsing idea. This idea of e...
  • Fanna
    Jul 21, 2018
    I had DNFed it in the first go but then gave it a chance and it proved to be fine. ...
  • BadassCmd
    Jun 22, 2018
    i heard a woman becomes herself the first time she speaks without permission then, every word out of her mouth a riot I read the first poem of this collection and I was in love because DAMN, what a strong beginning is that? I think this is really an important collection and I?...
  • The_reading_foodie
    Apr 14, 2018
    Thanks to @netgalley and #orbooks for a free copy of #womenofresistance for my honest review. This is a collection of feminist poetry by 41 authors and edited by Danielle Barnhart and Iris Mahan. The description said a feminist stance against the new administration so I knew it was...
  • Hana
    Mar 05, 2018
    all the women i know are perennials -- marigolds, daffodils soft things that refuse to die This collection of poems is everything I wanted. Women of Resistance: Poems for a New Feminism is a collection of poems from various writers about feminism (duh). As with any collection, ...