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Women's Prize sponsor Baileys launches free Reclaim Her Name series

In collaboration with the Women's Prize for Fiction, sponsor Baileys is re-releasing free e-books of classic works using the real names of female writers who originally published under male pseudonyms. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2020-08-12 02:14:44 UTC ]
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Three debuts on Edge Hill Short Story Prize shortlist

Three debut collections appear on this year’s shortlist for the £10,000 Edge Hill Short Story Prize, which sees an equal balance of male and female writers. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2019-08-12 11:24:57 UTC ]
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Female writers dominate Swansea University International Dylan Thomas Prize longlist

Female writers and first-time authors dominate the longlist for the 2019 Swansea University International Dylan Thomas Prize, worth £30,000. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2019-02-01 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Bluemoose reveals plans to publish only female writers in 2020

Bluemoose Books has revealed it will only publish female writers in 2020, with co-owner Kevin Duffy lamenting how “women over a certain age are overlooked in the publishing world”. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2019-01-18 00:00:00 UTC ]
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The 100 bestselling books of the year: from Eleanor Oliphant to Michelle Obama

While Gail Honeyman is completely fine, where have all the female writers gone? John Dugdale takes a look at 2018’s biggest books and the year’s trendsRead Alex Clark’s look at 2018: the year the books world opened upThere are two contrasting strategies for achieving a mega-seller, as... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2018-12-29 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Women write literary fiction’s big hitters. So where are their prizes? | Stephanie Merritt

The 2017 bestseller list was dominated by women, with Margaret Atwood at the top, but the Booker still favours menOn the face of it, the revelation that female writers dominated the UK literary bestseller lists in 2017 might seem cause for celebration, a long-overdue correction that seems... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2018-01-22 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Waterstones Norwich dedicates Staff Recommendation bay to women writers in 2018

A Waterstones branch is dedicating its ‘Staff Recommends’ bay to female writers to celebrate the 'Year of Publishing Women'.  Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2018-01-04 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Lost to translation: how English readers miss out on foreign female writers

Only a third of books translated into English last year were by female writers. As Women in Translation month wraps up, we investigate why – and if things are changing• In their own words: 10 female translators on the work that inspires themWhen Argentinian author Samanta Schweblin’s first book,... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2017-08-31 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Women's history month promotion sees bookshop 'silence men's voices'

Loganberry Books in Ohio has reorganised its fiction section so all titles by male writers now have their spines facing the wallA bookshop in Ohio has made a graphic illustration of the position of female writers by leaving only books by women visible to its customers. The change, made to mark... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2017-03-08 00:00:00 UTC ]
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#Women_writers manifesto aims to build community of female authors

Laurie Garrison’s call to arms is intended to foster collaboration ‘rejecting traditional models of publishing’The internet is not always a safe place for women, so there is something hearteningly radical about women staking a claim to this space to assert their own ambitions and interests. The... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2016-08-17 00:00:00 UTC ]
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The Girl on the Train tops Amazon's UK ebook sales this year so far

Paula Hawkins’ bestseller leads a crop of psychological thrillers, in a top 20 dominated by womenDark psychological thrillers dominate the list of the year’s bestselling ebooks unveiled by Amazon, with MP Nadine Dorries making it into a line-up composed almost entirely of female writers.The... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2015-08-25 00:00:00 UTC ]
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And Other Stories accepts Shamsie challenge

Independent publisher And Other Stories will only publish books by female writers in 2018, in response to a call for a Year of Publishing Women by the author Kamila Shamsie. The initiative, to be held in 2018 to coincide with the 100th anniversary of women getting the vote in the UK, would help... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2015-06-12 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Unbound seeks to draw in more women writers

Crowdfunding publisher Unbound has launched Women in Print, a campaign to encourage more female writers to submit their ideas for books. Unbound has published 43 books, two magazines and a box set of photos to date, of which 32 were by male authors, 12 by female authors, and two by male and... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2014-11-05 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Parker’s Brothers & A Suitable Job for a Woman

Two mystery book experts go head-to-head on the topic of male and female writers and characters in the genre. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2011-11-18 00:00:00 UTC ]
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