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Ellen Willis, 1941-2006


Ellen Willis, photographed by Jade Albert, circa 1981


  • A "personal tribute to the legendary writer, feminist, academic, and Village Voice editor" by Karen Durbin.

  • Remembering Ellen Willis, Rock íní Roll Feminist Superhero, by Suzy Hansen in the New York Observer.

  • "A feminist iconoclast who challenged conservatism in all its forms" (Alix Kates Shulman in the Guardian).

  • Various Nation writers pay tribute (incl. Richard Goldstein, Karen Houppert, Alisa Solomon, Nona Willis-Aronowitz, Ann Snitow, George Scialabba, Debbie Nathan, Rosalyn Baxandall).

  • Laura Conaway in the Village Voice.

  • The Original Riot Grrrl, by Donna Gaines at SoulSurfing.

  • Ellen Willis, 1941-2006: Sex and Hope and Rock and Roll, by Jeff Sharlet in The Revealer.

  • New York Times obit, by Margalit Fox.

  • New Yorker obit, by Sasha-Frere Jones.

  • Mairead Case pays tribute in Nighttime//Anytime.

  • The Common Ills pays tribute.

  • Ellen Willis on: Bob Dylan; Woodstock; Janis Joplin; and David Bowie.

  • Ellen Willis in Wikipedia.

  • Liza Featherstone reviews Beginning to See the Light (the Nation).

  • Seven Days pays tribute.