Chialin Yu our correspondent on Chinese Women Writers attended the 10th Hong Kong Literature Festival and caught up with Dr. Ang Sze Wei of Hong Kong University’s Department of Comparative Literature.The Hong Kong Public Library had invited her to give a talk called “Why We Read”. Chialin interviewed her on her thoughts about reading, its relevance in […]
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 […]
US Author and Professor of English at NC State University, Elaine Neil Orr [ENO] answers WWWB’s Anora McGaha’s [WW] questions about A Different Sun her first novel telling the story of a US slave owner’s daughter who marries a missionary and moves to Africa, where her worldview is turned upside down. – Anora McGaha, Editor […]
After reading this post by writer and editor Belinda Pollard, owner of Small Blue Dog Publishing, I knew I had to interview her for Women Writers, Women Books. Communicating via email, we discussed what advice she has for writers and editors, what inspires her, and how being a woman has informed her writing. About Belinda What was […]
We’re very excited to announce that Isabel Allende has kindly agreed to an email interview with Women Writers, Women Books. And we’d really like you to be involved too. What question would YOU like to ask Isabel? Please leave your question in the comment section below. We’ll choose the most original ones for the interview!
We are pleased to bring you this interview with A.J. Walkley, author and self-proclaimed fighter for social justice, discussing her book Vuto, which is currently on Kickstarter, her experiences in East Africa in the Peace Corps; and her writing journey. Pleased too that this is her second contribution on our site. – The Editors, Rachel and Anora. AJ, […]
MariJo – It was a pleasure to connect with you on Facebook today over the photo of the Red Tailed Hawk. I’m glad we interacted enough for me to look at your website, and you to look at Women Writers, Women Books. And thank you very much for your interest in participating, it’s especially timely […]
We met Italian Journalist Viviana Mazza on Twitter, when researching the difficult story of Fakhra Younas, a Pakistani woman who was attacked with acid, and taken in by Italy where she underwent countless surgeries until she ended her life March 17, 2012. Viviana helped us connect with Elena Doni, the author of Fakhra’s memoir, a best […]