Women and Hollywood

Melissa Silverstein is the founder and editor of Women and Hollywood, one of the most respected sites for issues related to women and film as well as other areas of pop culture. Women and Hollywood educates, advocates, and agitates for gender parity across the entertainment industry.

She is also the co-founder and Artistic Director of The Athena Film Festival. The 4th annual festival took place from February 6-9, 2014 at Barnard College in NYC.

Melissa recently published the first book from Women and Hollywood, In Her Voice: Women Directors Talk Directing, which is a compilation of over 40 interviews that have appeared on the site.

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The Rona Jaffe Foundation Writers' Award Winners Announced

The Rona Jaffe Foundation announced their 19th annual Writers' Award winners. Six emerging women writers will be awarded $30,000 each.
  • By Kerensa Cadenas
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  • September 27, 2013 12:00 PM
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