Category Archives: In the News

Between Us “Girls”: The US Naval Institute’s 2016 Naval History “Athena Conference”

I’m going to call out an admiral and a general in this post, with all due respect and only the kindest of intent. But first, I’d like to start with a story that I’ve told elsewhere. As a lieutenant on … Continue reading

Posted in History, In the News | 6 Comments

Writing Life: I Want to Smack Sam Sacks

This post is mostly not about the writing of women veterans; please forgive the digression. In 2005, a couple of weeks into my first semester of the Writing Program at the Johns Hopkins University, my mother-in-law asked to read some of my … Continue reading

Posted in Fiction, In the News, Literary Criticism, Writing Life | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , | 3 Comments

Call for Submissions

O-Dark-Thirty, the literary journal of The Veterans Writing Project, is pleased to call for submissions from women veterans who write for an upcoming (February 2016) themed issue of O-Dark-Thirty/The Review: Women Veterans’ Writing. Guidelines: The editors will consider short stories (up to 5,000 … Continue reading

Posted in Fiction, In the News, Nonfiction, Poetry, Writing Life | Tagged , | Leave a comment