Poetry, Reproductive Justice, fame, fortune! Katha Pollitt is the special guest judge of this year’s Abortion Rights Poetry Contest, sponsored by Abortion Care Network and Split This Rock. Submit. Win.
The Abortion Care Network (ACN), a national organization of independent abortion providers and prochoice supporters, and Split This Rock, a national organization that celebrates poetry that provokes social change, announce our Fourth Annual Abortion Rights Poetry Contest, to be held in conjunction with ACN’s annual conference in March 2015.
We are pleased that our panel of judges this year will include Katha Pollitt, the reknown polemicist, poet and feminist. She is currently touring the US to promote her new book Pro: Reclaiming Abortion Rights (2014), a defense of abortion as a social good. She is also the author of numerous collections of essays and poetry, including The Mind-Body Problem (2009).
The experience of people who seek abortion and other reproductive services is as varied as the individuals involved. For some, there is safety, relief, and good medical care. For others, there is doubt, harassment, and stigma. For…
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