A young lawyer battling for women caught up in mass incarceration

Brittany Barnett reveals the ways both crime and punishment disrupt families and intimate relationships. Continue reading at 'The Washington Post'

[ The Washington Post | 2020-10-16 12:00:00 UTC ]
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In ‘Luster,’ Young Black Women Feel Uneasy in a White American Home

Raven Leilani’s debut novel follows an interracial, intergenerational affair as it leads to an unusual redefinition of family. Continue reading at The New York Times

[ The New York Times | 2020-08-06 09:00:04 UTC ]
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Cape to publish 'battle cry for difficult women'

Jonathan Cape has acquired Difficult Women, a history of modern feminism by journalist Helen Lewis. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2018-09-08 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Nasty Gal, Nars and Others Climb Among Young Women's Top Brands

What brands do young women want? Apparently a pretty steady mix, according to the third annual survey on the subject by Teen Vogue and Goldman Sachs.In a new survey of over a thousand Teen Vogue readers aged 13 to 29, gauging factors including awareness and favorability, the top 20 brands were... Continue reading at Advertising Age

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J.D. Salinger Lawyers Fire Back in Copyright Battle

Attorneys for the Salinger Literary Trust argue that a copyright suit filed by indie publisher, The Devault-Graves Agency is without merit and should be tossed. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2015-06-04 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Women ran. Women won. Women changed the rules of American politics.

Caitlin Moscatello recounts the 2018 midterms, which saw more female candidates than ever. Continue reading at The Washington Post

[ The Washington Post | 2019-08-30 12:14:40 UTC ]
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Vicky Williams on Women in Publishing: Women and Men Need to Champion Women

'Women need to almost un-condition themselves,' says Emerald's Vicky Williams, who joins The Markets' panel at Frankfurt Book Fair on women in publishing. The post Vicky Williams on Women in Publishing: Women and Men Need to Champion Women appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2017-08-15 00:00:00 UTC ]
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In ‘Young Rembrandt,’ Onno Blom tries to piece together the artist as a young man

The book began as a series of weekly newspaper columns in which the author attempted to trace the path of the Dutch artist’s early years. Continue reading at The Washington Post

[ The Washington Post | 2020-09-10 13:27:53 UTC ]
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Evaristo spotlights 20 Black women writers for International Women's Day

Booker-winning writer Bernardine Evaristo has marked International Women’s Day by curating a top 20 list of recently published Black British writers. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-03-08 03:11:09 UTC ]
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Reading Women Discuss Indigenous Women Writers from Around the World

To introduce Reading Women‘s theme this month, Kendra Winchester and Jaclyn Masters discuss books by and/or about Indigenous women, including Joy Harjo’s An American Sunrise, the anthology Growing Up Aboriginal in Australia, edited by Dr. Anita Heiss, Rebecca Roanhorse’s Trail of Lightning, and... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

[ Literrary Hub | 2019-09-04 08:46:57 UTC ]
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Celebrating Women in Translation Month: New Translations by Women from around the Globe, by Kayla E. Ciardi

Lit Lists Kayla E. Ciardi For WLT’s November 2016 issue, author and translator Alison Anderson explores and explains in her essay “Of Gatekeepers and Bedtime Stories: The Ongoing Struggle to Make Women’s Voices Heard”—in an issue devoted exclusively to... Continue reading at World Literature Today

[ World Literature Today | 2019-08-15 14:12:27 UTC ]
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Leading Women Took the Stage at Adweek’s Women Trailblazers Event

On July 16, Adweek convened some of the most powerful women in media and advertising. Check out the best shots from the event as well as Adweek's upcoming events, if you want in on the action. (L. to r.) Shyama Puliyanda, senior director, Kantar; Mandy Rico, global director, Inclusion Index;... Continue reading at AdWeek

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Half of women over 40 say older women in fiction are clichés, survey finds

Fifty-one percent of women over 40 feel older women in fiction books tend to fall into clichéd roles, according to a new survey.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-06-27 07:03:41 UTC ]
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Five Women Authors, Six Women Translators on Man Booker International Shortlist

Independent publishers Fitzcarraldo Editions, Sandstone Press, Serpent's Tail, and And Other Stories are represented in this year's Man Booker International Prize shortlist for work in translation. The post Five Women Authors, Six Women Translators on Man Booker International Shortlist appeared... Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2019-04-10 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Pluto Press to join Women's Strike on International Women's Day

Women workers at radical publisher Pluto Press are going on strike for International Women’s Day as part of a national campaign. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-03-07 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Yomi Adegoke & Elizabeth Uviebinené | 'Just because something is by black women and about black women, that doesn't mean that it can't be mainstream'

A new, refreshing bible for young black women aims to speak to a demographic neglected by mainstream self-help. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2018-06-16 00:00:00 UTC ]
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In Colombia, A Discussion of ‘Women’s Fiction’ Versus Fiction by Women

As part of the launch of Hay Festival's Latin American anthology, 'Bogotá39-2017,' author Samanta Schweblin and editor Sara Malagón talk about labels and gender. The post In Colombia, A Discussion of ‘Women’s Fiction’ Versus Fiction by Women appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2018-03-07 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Women Translators on Women in Translation: ‘Translations Are Already a Hard Sell’

From Words Without Borders: 'Put in the time to seek out great books by women and underrepresented writers,' one of a quartet of women translators says. The post Women Translators on Women in Translation: ‘Translations Are Already a Hard Sell’ appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2017-09-05 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Fay Weldon | 'We think we are women, but are we women?'

Feminist classic The Life and Loves of a She Devil finally has its sequel and, as Benedicte Page discovers, its outspoken author Fay Weldon is taking on new terrain in the story of the sexes. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2017-02-22 00:00:00 UTC ]
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International Industry Notes: Young Readers in China; Young Publishers in the US

The Shanghai Children's Book Fair opens this week with a global roster of speakers; Penguin Random House rolls out a plan to help employees pay off student loans. The post International Industry Notes: Young Readers in China; Young Publishers in the US appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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