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“Life of the Party” Dives Deep Into The Darkness of the Female Experience

Photo Courtesy of Gatwood's Twitter account, @oliviagatwood
February 3, 2020
"[Life of the Party] unapologetically brings to light the darker experiences that those who have ever identified as women have had to endure."

A Conversation with Angela Trudel Vasquez

A Conversation with Angela Trudel Vasquez
November 19, 2019

Angela Trudell Vasquez is an author of poems about heritage, love, loss, and everything else that life has to offer. She chooses to write poetry because before her gender, ethnicity, being a wife, sister,...

Where’d You Go, Bernadette: A novel to gobble up

Where'd You Go, Bernadette
October 6, 2019

Bernadette Fox is kind of like the family member that you love, despite the fact that they’re a little bit over the top and out-there. She adores her daughter, Bee, more than anything, and she has a...

Women on the page

February 14, 2019

A lot of events fade in and out of popularity on college campuses, but Telling Women’s Stories is in its tenth year of running at Southwest Minnesota State University, and it shows no sign of slowing...

Students Judge Annual Writing Contest

February 14, 2019

Students at SMSU were asked to judge writing from age groups 3rd to 12th grade for the annual Creating Spaces Writing Contest. This is the 15th annual Creating Spaces Writing Contest and students...

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