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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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Kamila Shamsie: let’s have a year of publishing only women – a provocation

It is clear that there is a gender bias in publishing houses and the world of books. Well, enough. Why not try something radical? Make 2018 the Year of Publishing Women, in which no new titles should be by menSeveral years ago, Martin Amis chaired a literary festival panel on “The Crisis of... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2015-06-05 00:00:00 UTC ]
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