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Granta 115: The F Word

Summer 2011

From Ghana to Great Britain, New Delhi to New York, the balance of power remains tipped towards men. Granta 115: The F Word explores the ways in which feminism continues to inform, address and complicate that balance.

Online Edition

Jeanette Winterson | Podcast

Jeanette Winterson & Saskia Vogel

Doctor, Doctor

Sophie Lewis

Saturday Night

Lavinia Greenlaw

Letter from Greece

Meaghan Delahunt


Ted Hodgkinson

Ali the Muscle

Johnny West

Still Lifes from a Vanishing City

Elizabeth Rush

My Caine Prize Year

Olufemi Terry

Edwidge Danticat | Interview

Edwidge Danticat & Ellah Allfrey

The End of the Discussion

Patrick Ryan

Notes for a Young Gentleman

Toby Litt

Emily Berry | Interview

Emily Berry & Rachael Allen

The Old Fuel

Emily Berry

Four Women, One Revolution

Various Contributors

I’m more the drunken slut kind of feminist, or A Treatise on Political Philosophy at the Apex of American Empire

Megan Levad


Rebecca Swift

Taiye Selasi | Interview

Yuka Igarashi & Taiye Selasi


Sadaf Halai

Marriage Lessons from My Turkish Grandmother

Sevil Delin

A Revolution of Equals

Lana Asfour

Fortunate It Is If Her Skirts Do Not Catch Fire

Amy Gerstler

Reading Women

Various Contributors


Victoria Redel

I Like Being a Woman (And I Hate Hysterical Women)

Leila Guerriero


Em Cooper

According to Your Will

Naomi Alderman

Bad Women, Good Feminists?

Damian Barr


Kris Hofmann

To the Lighthouse

Helen Dunmore

Night Thoughts

Marie-Margaux Tsakiri-Scanatovits

The F Cover

Michael Salu

The Easel

Sharon Olds

Urvashi Butalia | Interview

Urvashi Butalia & Saskia Vogel

Postcards | New Voices

Various Contributors

In the village of the mothers

Vénus Khoury-Ghata

Why A Colored Girl Will Slice You If You Talk Wrong About Motown

Patricia Smith

New Voices: Postcards

Various Contributors

Here Comes the Sun | New Voices

Jaime Karnes

Ben Okri | Interview

Ben Okri & Saskia Vogel


Hiromi Itō