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Women Writers Week 2021: Table of Contents

This week, all of our content on the site is written by women. We'll update this table of contents page with links to new pieces as they go up.


Introduction to Women Writers Week 2021 by Chaz Ebert & Nell Minow


Boogie by Monica Castillo

Center Stage by Sheila O'Malley

Cherry by Sheila O'Malley

Come True by Tomris Laffly

Cosmic Sin by Christy Lemire

The Inheritance by Roxana Hadadi

Lucky by Sheila O'Malley

Martha: A Picture Story by Nell Minow

Moxie by Sheila O'Malley

My Salinger Year by Tomris Laffly

Own the Room by Arielle Bernstein

Sometime Other Than Now by Nell Minow

Sophie Jones by Roxana Hadadi

The SpongeBob Movie: Sponge on the Run by Christy Lemire

Still Life in Lodz by Justine Smith

Trust by Monica Castillo

Yes Day by Nell Minow


Isabel by Cristina Escobar


Empowered and Joyful: Alicia Pascual-Peña and Hadley Robinson on Moxie by Nell Minow

Meet the Writers: Roxana Hadadi by The Editors

What Dreams May Come: Julia Sarah Stone on Come True and The Mysteries of the Subconscious by Mary Beth McAndrews


Let's Start Talking: On the Powerful a Concerto is a Conversation by Laura Emerick

Why Are Women Dissed and Dismissed in Our Industry by Carla Renata

Five Unforgettable Actress Newcomers of 2020 by Susan Wloszczyna

Updating a Year with Women by Marya E. Gates

Five Female Directors Who Made Waves in 2020 by Susan Wloszczyna

The Queen's Gambit: On and Off the Board by Joyce Kulhawik

19 Films That Celebrate the Art of Female Friendship by Nell Minow

Book Excerpt: Becoming Alien: The Beginning and End of Evil in Science Fiction's Most Idiosyncratic Film Franchise by Sarah Welch-Larson

The Case for Bo Burnham as 2020's Best Supporting Actor by Kayleigh Donaldson

The Smoke Gets in Your Eyes Universe by Hannah Benson

The Energy Can't Last: On the Grimy American Fringes of Jeremy Saulnier by Roxana Hadadi

When Art Doesn't Age Well by Olivia Collette

Women Take Top Prizes at Critics Choice Awards by Sarah Knight Adamson

When Catharsis Doesn't Cut It by Mary Beth McAndrews

Two by Louis Valray: La Belle de Nuit and Escale by Farran Smith Nehme


Everlasting Arms: The Sustained Power of 'The Night of the Hunter' by Abby Olcese

The Feminine Grotesque: On the Warped Legacy of Joan Crawford by Angelica Jade Bastién

Getting to the Heart of America in David Lynch's 'The Straight Story' by Abby Olcese

'I Am Shiva, the God of Death': On the Deserved Anger of 'Michael Clayton' by Roxana Hadadi

I Would Like to Introduce the 101-Year-Old Man to the 102-Year-Old Woman by Chaz Ebert

On the Disempowerment of 'Promising Young Woman' by Mary Beth McAndrews

Realizing You're Just a Fantasy in 'I'm Thinking of Ending Things' by Mary Beth McAndrews

22 Years Later, Kasi Lemmons' 'Eve's Bayou' is Still Making an Impact by Whitney Spencer


Video Interview: Greta Gerwig, Saoirse Ronan on 'Little Women' by Katherine Tulich


Clouds by Nell Minow

Cuties by Monica Castillo

The Invisible Man by Tomris Laffly

Let Him Go by Christy Lemire

The Queen's Gambit by Allison Shoemaker

The White Tiger by Roxana Hadadi

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