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What became of 2018 as the year of publishing women?

Only one publisher, And Other Stories, has answered Kamila Shamsie’s challenge to publish only female writers this year. But wider lessons are being learned, as the novelist and other industry insiders explain2018 was meant to be the “year of publishing women”, after the novelist Kamila Shamsie... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2018-01-22 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Cross-dressing covers: how paperbacks are being sexed up for the summer

The jackets of last year’s big literary novels by male authors are undergoing a surprising seasonal transformationVisit your local bookshop as summer begins and you’ll invariably find last year’s big literary novels have undergone a transformation. Formerly dressed up in hardback to look like... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2015-06-26 00:00:00 UTC ]
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In 2018, this publisher will only release books by women. Here's why.

After attending a panel discussion on 'The Crisis of American Fiction,' in which an all-male panel discussed only male authors for an entire hour, author Kamila Shamsie began to research the dearth of women in publishing and literary fiction. Continue reading at 'The Christian Science Monitor'

[ The Christian Science Monitor | 2015-06-18 00:00:00 UTC ]
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No men allowed: publisher accepts novelist's 'year of women' challenge

Small press And Other Stories will produce no books by men in 2018 in answer to Kamila Shamsie’s call for direct action to beat gender bias in publishingSmall press And Other Stories has answered author Kamila Shamsie’s provocative call for a year of publishing women to redress “gender bias” in... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2015-06-11 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Men 'most reviewed' in literary magazines

An annual study of the gender balance in reviewers and authors in major literary magazines has found that both are skewed heavily towards men. American organisation VIDA (Women in Literary Arts), looked at publications including the Times Literary Supplement and the London Review of Books in... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2015-04-08 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Male writers continue to dominate literary criticism, Vida study finds

Women buy two-thirds of books sold but magazine reviews are centred on male authors and critics – though picture is beginning to changeThe continuing bias towards men in the British and American literary establishment has been confirmed by a study released on Tuesday.Vida, a US organisation... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2015-04-07 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Male writers feature on RNA shortlists

Three male authors are among the many writers shortlisted for the Romantic Novel Awards 2015 (full lists below), which are traditionally overwhelmingly dominated by women. Stephen Burke is shortlisted in the Historical Romantic Novel category for his novel The Good Italian by (Hodder &... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2015-02-11 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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New Women-Only Literary Prizes Created in Australia and Canada

Women-only literary prizes have been created in both Canada and Australia to help balance the attention given to work by male authors vs. female authors. Continue reading at 'Publishing Perspectives'

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2012-11-07 00:00:00 UTC ]
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