Last summer, a group of participants in ABO’s #WriteWithAphra program joined a co-writing group that continues to meet each weekday. When presented with ABO’s call for reflections in early 2020, we wanted to reflect as we have worked this past year: together. We share here our conversation from June 4, 2021 (edited for clarity) that addresses why we joined the writing group, as well as what we have gained, the challenges we have encountered, and why we are still here. We frame the conversation with a brief introduction that explores the feminist nature of co-writing.
co-writing, writing groups, COVID-19, feminist praxis
Bender, Ashley; Berman, Daniella; Factor, Jenny; Giardina, Elizabeth; Keohane, Catherine; Miyamoto, Bénédicte; Plante, Kelly J.; Porter, Elizabeth; Qualls, Bethany E.; Sanford, Susannah B.; and Sutton-Bennet, Karenza
"WWA Reflection: Continuing to #WriteWithAphra: A Year of Collegiality and Compassion,"
ABO: Interactive Journal for Women in the Arts, 1640-1830: Vol.11: Iss.2, Article 17.
Available at: https://digitalcommons.usf.edu/abo/vol11/iss2/17