Author Archive: Women Writers, Women's Books

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The #IAmSubject Project

The #IAmSubject Project

We received over seventy submissions for the #iamsubject project.   The #iamsubject project is follow-up project to Diane DeBella’s memoir, I Am Subject, and is about learning from the lives of women writers so we can change the course of our lives. Diane’s memoir was made available at $2.99 through her sponsorship period to make it more affordable to share decades of […]

The #iamsubject Project with Diane DeBella

The #iamsubject Project with Diane DeBella

Join the #iamsubject project! Diane DeBella, our Site Sponsor through June 5, 2014, is launching the #iamsubject Project inviting girls and women to participate in increasing awareness of the need for girls and women to stay subject of their own lives. She is inviting you to write your own #iamsubject story on your blog or […]

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12 Tips for Writing Good Book Reviews

12 Tips for Writing Good Book Reviews

12 Tips for Writing Good Book Reviews There are a number of steps to take to write a good book review, but the most valuable tip of all may be this one: remember that book reviews have more than one audience. They aren’t only for readers. Book reviews are valuable to the book author who […]

Don’t have a Facebook Page yet? Reconsider…

Don’t have a Facebook Page yet? Reconsider…

Don’t have a Facebook Page? Reconsider… Most important, it enables anyone who wants a connection with you, to easily click, without personally bothering (interrupting, daring to request friendship of…) you. It shows up in Google searches (and Bing and Yahoo searches), as the FB pages are public. It is what was intended by Facebook, for […]

Guardian Books’ Claire Armistead interviews Barbara Taylor Bradford and Sheila Heti

Guardian Books’ Claire Armistead interviews Barbara Taylor Bradford and Sheila Heti

Summary: “Claire Armitstead joins the publisher Lynne Drew and the author Barbara Taylor Bradford to discuss why women are still under-represented in the world of books.” We are grateful to Helena Agustsson, Communications Assistant at the National Literacy Trust for sending us this. Here is the latest Guardian Books podcast compiled in collaboration with the […]

Elaine Neil Orr – A Different Sun

Elaine Neil Orr – A Different Sun

Elaine Neil Orr’s A Different Sun “As lyrical and passionate a novel as has ever been written…” Lee Smith “An important book, one which unflinchingly explores tensions between Christianity and African religions, slavery and freedom, madness and love.”—Wayne Caldwell, author of Cataloochee and Requiem by Fire In 1853, newly married Emma Bowman arrives in Africa and steps into a world […]

December 3, 2013 | By | 4 Replies More
Call for Submissions

Call for Submissions

Occasionally writers, editors and publishers let us know about Call for Submissions. We haven’t had the resources to add this reporting to our daily, weekly, monthly and quarterly work, but we can open a spot for you to post calls that you know of. We recommend that you highlight WHAT is being asked, the DEADLINE, […]

November 25, 2013 | By | 2 Replies More
An American Bride in Kabul by Phyllis Chesler

An American Bride in Kabul by Phyllis Chesler

An American Bride in Kabul by Phyllis Chesler   We’re excited to bring you another book – this one by the noted feminist and author of Women and Madness, Phyllis Chesler.  “The dramatic, riveting, and timely tale of how one woman’s harrowing ordeal in a harem in Afghanistan shaped her into a modern feminist leader […]

November 20, 2013 | By | 8 Replies More
Giveaway – Revolt by Qaisra Shahraz

Giveaway – Revolt by Qaisra Shahraz

Qaisra Shahraz’ Revolt Giveaway – Completed November 20, 2013. Between November 16 and 19 2013 we invited our friends on Twitter to:  EITHER 1. RT our giveaway tweets with #WWWBGiveaways        OR  2. Leave a simple comment below   On November 20 we announced the winners CONGRATULATIONS to our Five Winners of Qaisra Shahraz’ […]

November 15, 2013 | By | 20 Replies More
Slavery, Race, Feminism and Literature

Slavery, Race, Feminism and Literature

WWWB’s Anora McGaha asks a few more questions of Professor Elaine Neil Orr of NC State University, author of Gods of the Noonday and A Different Sun. Although Elaine Neil Orr’s novel arises in the context of a Southern slave owning family in the 1800s, she shines a light into highly relevant dimensions of race […]

November 11, 2013 | By | 3 Replies More