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Q&A with Author Barbara Claypole White

Q&A with Author Barbara Claypole White

UK-born Barbara Claypole White is the author of the bestselling novel THE PERFECT SON. Her debut, THE UNFINISHED GARDEN, won the 2013 Golden Quill Contest for Best First Book, and her follow-up, THE IN-BETWEEN HOUR, was chosen by SIBA (the Southern Independent Booksellers) as a Winter 2014 Okra Pick. Inspired by her poet/musician son’s courageous […]

July 29, 2015 | By | Reply More
Q&A with Author Amy Sue Nathan

Q&A with Author Amy Sue Nathan

Amy Sue Nathan  is the author of THE GLASS WIVES and upcoming THE GOOD NEIGHBOR, both published by St Martin’s Griffin. She is also woman behind the award-winning blog Women’s Fiction Writers, named one of Writer’s Digest’s Best Websites for Writers in 2015. Thank you, Amy, for joining us over here at WWWB! We’re thrilled […]

July 21, 2015 | By | Reply More
Q&A with Taylor Jenkins Reid

Q&A with Taylor Jenkins Reid

Taylor Jenkins Reid is the author of FOREVER, INTERRUPTED; AFTER I DO; and the brand spankin’ new, terrifically fabulous MAYBE IN ANOTHER LIFE (This interviewer gave it a solid five star review), all published by Simon & Schuster/Atria/Washington Square Press. Her first book, FOREVER, INTERRUPTED, was included by Kirkus Reviews in “11 Debuts We Love” and […]

July 13, 2015 | By | Reply More
Interview with Rowan Coleman

Interview with Rowan Coleman

Rowan Coleman is the internationally bestselling author of an astounding twelve novels, most recently WE ARE ALL MADE OF STARS and THE MEMORY BOOK (released in the US as THE DAY WE MET). She’s been compared to Jo Jo Moyes and Nora Ephron. She lives with her husband and five children in a very full […]

July 6, 2015 | By | Reply More
Q&A With Author Bethany Chase

Q&A With Author Bethany Chase

I can’t recall how Bethany and I became friends, but I am sure that the name of her blog (“It’s Better With Bangs”) and her spunky twitter profile (“I’m a women’s fiction author, interior designer, and eternally hopeful A-cup.”) had something to do with it. That same voice – spunky, quick, bold – is what […]

April 2, 2015 | By | 6 Replies More
Is Reading Still Relevant: Interview with Dr. Ang Sze Wei

Is Reading Still Relevant: Interview with Dr. Ang Sze Wei

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 […]

August 1, 2014 | By | 1 Reply 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
Under “A Different Sun” – with Elaine Neil Orr

Under “A Different Sun” – with Elaine Neil Orr

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 […]

November 1, 2013 | By | 5 Replies More
Interview with Isabel Allende

Interview with Isabel Allende

We were delighted when Isabel Allende agreed to an email interview with Women Writers, Women Books.  We asked  you to come up with some questions.  Here is the result! You seem to be fond of, or at least feel sympathy for your characters, even Esteban Garcia in ‘House of the Spirits’, who you describe as […]

September 21, 2013 | By | 7 Replies More
Words on the page as kernels of possibility: An interview with Belinda Pollard

Words on the page as kernels of possibility: An interview with Belinda Pollard

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 […]

July 31, 2013 | By | 2 Replies More