We Will Not Be Silenced

We Will Not Be Silenced : The Lived Experience of Sexual Harassment and Sexual Assault Told Powerfully Through Poetry, Prose, Essay, and Art

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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 94 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."
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Product details

  • Paperback | 324 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 17mm | 435g
  • English
  • 45 Illustrations; Illustrations, black and white
  • 1732800006
  • 9781732800007
  • 1,783,475

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'We Will Not be Silenced' is a call to arms; it is muffled voices upon strangled voices ripping the gags off to scream their stories and speak truth to power. 'We Will Not be Silenced' is rage and heartbreak, it is the soul-crushing pain of the worst kind of human violation being laid bare for all to see, and it is laid bare with an unflinching power that demands you to keep reading. These stories are poignant and disturbing, and they are filled with everything this world needs to read right now.

-Nicole Lyons, Blossom and Bone
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