Jun 7, 2012 @ 12:18:00 am
A group of “female nonfiction storytellers” took a crack at boosting the number of female bylines last week by holding a story-pitching clinic for lady journalists. The event, titled “Throw Like a Girl,” attracted hundreds of people to a bar in Brooklyn, where the panel—featuring an editor for the New York Times, the founder of the Atavist, a writer for New York Magazine, and the founder of the Op-Ed Project— addressed topics ranging from building up the nerve to pitch, developing a tolerance to rejection, and counteracting the male clubbiness of the magazine world.
The recently laid-off editors of GOOD are in surprisingly high spirits in the wake of last week’s news: “Mostly, we’re disappointed that this editorial team won’t get to continue working together,” they wrote in a group dispatch on Tumblr. “We think
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