S242. Rx for Writers Targeted by Hate Speech and Trolling
Saturday, March 30, 2019
1:30 pm to 2:45 pm
Yumi Wilson is president of Journalism and Women Symposium and a tenured journalism professor at San Francisco State University. She is a former reporter and editor at the Chronicle and a former communications manager at LinkedIn. In 2013, she was chosen as one of Twitter’s “12 Smartest Women of Color on Twitter."
JoBeth McDaniel is a magazine journalist, nonfiction author, and graduate of Mount St. Mary's University MFA program. Her work is published widely, with essays selected for anthologies and college textbooks. She founded Facebook's School After 30 to encourage age diversity in higher education.
Candace Williams is a black queer nerd, poet, and middle school educator. Her chapbook, Spells for Black Wizards, won the TAR Series. She’s appeared in Sixth Finch, Bennington Review, and Bettering American Poetry 2016. In a past life, she was in charge of digital marketing at tech startups.