SLIT believes in the power of telling stories to reclaim the feminine in a world that believes femininity equates weakness.

A “slit” is a small and narrow cut or opening. It is also a derogatory and offensive term for a woman, or a woman’s vagina. Emily Arnelien’s stories illustrate her life as a young woman growing with the world. Her pieces of creative nonfiction are but a slit into the world around her and a reclamation of her place as a woman.