We Will Not Be Silenced The Lived Experience of Sexual Harassment and Sexual Assault Told Powerfully Through Poetry, Prose, Essay, and Art is the brainchild of Kindra M Austin, Candice Louisa Daquin, Rachel Finch, and Christine E Ray The four indie writers and survivors felt compelled to organize a response after wide spread, highly publicized cases of rape, sexual har We Will Not Be Silenced The Lived Experience of Sexual Harassment and Sexual Assault Told Powerfully Through Poetry, Prose, Essay, and Art is the brainchild of Kindra M Austin, Candice Louisa Daquin, Rachel Finch, and Christine E Ray The four indie writers and survivors felt compelled to organize a response after wide spread, highly publicized cases of rape, sexual harassment, and misconduct They chose to advocate, educate, and resist through art The editors opened submissions for just two weeks to women and men around the world The response from writers and artists was overwhelming the final anthology includes 166 pieces of writing and art from 95 contributors around the globe.From Nicole Lyons Blossom and Bone We Will Not Be Silenced is a beautiful collection of devastating pieces, it is a siren call to survivors everywhere, and a book that should be showcased in every school, stocked on the shelves of every hospital, and sitting on the counters in every police station in the world We Will Not Be Silenced should simply be available to everyone and anyone who has ever been violated, and to everyone and anyone who would be brave enough to speak out and speak up in an era when victims still aren t being heard Get A Copy Kindle Store StoresAudibleBarnes NobleWalmart eBooksGoogle PlayAbebooksBook DepositoryAlibrisBetter World BooksIndieBoundLibraries Or buy for Kindle Edition, 428 pages Published Novemb
We Will Not Be Silenced The Lived Experience of Sexual Harassment and Sexual Assault Told Powerfully Through Poetry Prose Essay and Art We Will Not Be Silenced The Lived Experience of Sexual Harassment and Sexual Assault Told Powerfully Through Poetry Prose Essay and Art is the brainchild of Kindra M Austin Candice Louisa Daquin
We Will Not Be Silenced is a groundbreaking, ambitious project that calls us all to action The contributors to this anthology have bravely poured out their hearts in hopes of making connections with other survivors, and with the determination to make a positive change These pages breathe with hope, a fierce devotion to life, and the courage to say, We deserve to be heard We deserve respect We are human beings, and our sexual assault does not have to define us.
This is an anthology that is hard to discuss without mentioning how important this is as a social document The concept of giving a voice to those who have felt unheard is vital and especially so in the contemporary environment Having said that, this anthology is than just a statement, it stands as a survey of contemporary writing.As is the nature of the anthology beast, the writing, although of consistently high and often outstanding quality, doesn t always appeal to to me This is not to This is [...]
I am biased because as one of the four editors for this incredible project, I recognize its value in ways beyond the obvious However, this review serves for all the brave and courageous authors who contributed their truth and their work to make this anthology what we dreamed it could be If you are a survivor, if you work with survivors, if you are moved by the metoo movement or if you are just a compassionate human being who loves poetry, then chances are you will find a lot within these page I [...]
We Will Not Be Silenced is a collection of poetry, prose, essays and art which shares the lived experience of sexual harassment and sexual assault It has been pieced together and pioneered by four incredible, courageous women who, in telling their truth, have a raised a chorus of ninety one other writers and artists Austin, Daquin, Finch and Ray have undoubtedly created than a piece of art They have blown wind into the sails of change and made a stand which has already altered the lives We Will [...]
When I began reading We Will Not Be Silenced, I was shocked at what waited for me It wasn t just the staggering statistics from the Forward It wasn t just the vivid, albeit brief, moments of just a few things a survivor may have experienced It was the onslaught of my own history coming back up my throat like bile While this anthology needs to be read with great care especially for those that have experienced some kind of abuse or assault in their lives, as it will no doubt be triggering When I b [...]
We Will not be silenced is a living testament of how the collective voices of survivors can be turned into the roaring declaration of strength, determination, and courage It is a powerful exposition of how the courage of the survivors can be a shining beacon for those whose voices have gone unheard There is a lot going between the pages as the survivors have poured their heart out It indeed is triggering and has to read with utmost care An anthology which is not only a piece of art but a sta We [...]
This is such an important collection, and though it s categorized as a book for women on , just about every idea in here is applicable to anyone who s ever experienced sexual assault on any level It s a beautiful collection filled with all sorts of writers and pain and power If you haven t already, do grab this book for a round of feelings.