CW: mentions of abuse, CSA, suicide
Last week, Melissa Chadburn and Carolyn Kellogg published a disturbing expose in the Los Angeles Times about literary grifter Anna March.
Or is it Nancy Lott?
Or Delaney Anderson?
Or Nancy Kruse?
So many writers — mostly marginalized — are tweeting stories about how Anna did them wrong: bullied them into editing for her magazine; bailed on payments; canceled retreats with no notice; threatened them.
Other writers are blaming Anna’s victims, calling them “fame hungry” or “lazy.” They are wrong.
The blame lies 100% with Anna March.
And yet, there is a reason Anna March targeted marginalized writers, mostly writers of color. And there is a reason Anna March — a white, abled woman — got away with it for years. Anna’s cons never could have succeeded without the very injustices she claimed to be fighting as a pink-haired Feminist Killjoy.
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