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Between the Synapse

Between the Synapse

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November 06th 2014:Rape Culture in America

“Rape culture” is a culture in which sexual violence is considered the norm — in which people aren’t taught not to rape, but are taught not to be raped. Joining Between the Synapse to discuss this issue will be poet and writer Sarah Marcus, who's recent essay, "The Night Facebook Suggested I ‘Might Know’ My Rapist," has appeared on numerous sites and garnered significant attention. This is a don't miss episode.

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Sarah Marcus

Poet and writer Sarah Marcus is author of BACKCOUNTRY (2013, Finishing Line Press), Every Bird, To You (2013, Crisis Chronicles Press) and her most recent essay, "The Night Facebook Suggested I ‘Might Know’ My Rapist." Her work has appeared in The Huffington Post, McSweeney’s, Cimarron Review, CALYX Journal, Spork, Slipstream, Luna Luna, and Bodega, among others. She is an editor at Gazing Grain Press and a spirited Count Coordinator for VIDA: Women in Literary Arts. She holds an MFA in poetry from George Mason University and currently teaches and writes in Cleveland, OH. She can be found on the web at and on Twitter at @sarahannmarcus.
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