Naomi Wolf and Sandi Toksvig to headline Women of the World Festival

Naomi Wolf, Shazia Mirza, Scarlett Curtis, Sandi Toksvig and Mary Robinson will headline the 10th Women of the World (WOW) Festival in London in March 2020. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2019-11-29 02:55:25 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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McDermid and Phillips to headline Essex Book Festival

​Crime author Val McDermid and Labour MP Jess Phillips will headline this year's Essex Book Festival.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-01-14 04:47:57 UTC ]
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Feminist Writing by Women from around the World, by Olivia McCourry

Lit Lists Olivia McCourry Asja BakićMarsTranslated by Jennifer Zoble Feminist Press, 2019 With imaginative and striking prose, Bosnian author Asja Bakić’s debut story collection, Mars, tells a tale of a series of different universes. Each realist tale... Continue reading at World Literature Today

[ World Literature Today | 2019-10-16 13:12:17 UTC ]
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Libraries Connected launches programme for BBC Novels That Shaped Our World festival

Libraries Connected has launched a programme of activities and partnerships as part of the BBC’s The Novels That Shaped Our World festival. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-10-10 15:45:24 UTC ]
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Women's World Cup showed how safety guardrails cost brands valuable audiences

For 30 glorious days each year, brands in every category reach out to LGBTQ+ consumers and say, "We see you (and your wallets)." By July, the media and marketing industries have usually abandoned their rainbow-tinted Pride goggles. This year though, the LGBTQ+ community was gifted a brief,... Continue reading at Advertising Age

[ Advertising Age | 2019-09-03 22:13:52 UTC ]
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Gollancz Festival returns with headliner Garth Nix

Gollancz Festival is teaming up with Foyles for its fifth anniversary event in October, featuring headliner Garth Nix. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-08-15 10:16:06 UTC ]
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Women Rewriting the Rules of Reporting in the Arab World

In “Our Women on the Ground,” an anthology edited by the Lebanese-British journalist Zahra Hankir, 19 female journalists recount their experiences. Continue reading at The New York Times

[ The New York Times | 2019-07-29 15:37:53 UTC ]
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Her Book in Limbo, Naomi Wolf Fights Back

After her American publisher delayed her new book, “Outrages,” over accuracy concerns, she is responding with a strategy mixing scholarly peer review and damage control. Continue reading at The New York Times

[ The New York Times | 2019-07-09 10:36:47 UTC ]
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As the U.S. advances on a title defense, Women's World Cup ratings soar

The 2019 FIFA Women’s World Cup has been putting up big numbers for Fox Sports, and if the United States squad can get past England in Tuesday’s semifinal match, advertisers are all but assured that a massive audience will tune in for the July 7 final. According to Nielsen live-same-day data,... Continue reading at Advertising Age

[ Advertising Age | 2019-07-01 17:19:54 UTC ]
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Naomi Wolf faces ‘new questions’ as US publisher postpones latest book

Houghton Mifflin Harcourt had said it would stand by Outrages after row in UK over its historical accuracy, but has now recalled copies from storesNaomi Wolf’s US publisher has postponed the release of her new book and is recalling copies from booksellers, saying that new questions have arisen... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2019-06-14 12:45:53 UTC ]
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Miliband, Lawson and Laverne to headline Stoke Newington Literary Festival

Ed Miliband, Nigella Lawson and Lauren Laverne are among the headliners for this year's Stoke Newington Literary Festival.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-05-20 21:10:12 UTC ]
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Naomi Wolf Investigates Historic Crimes of Love

Naomi Wolf had a plan: get a doctorate, write scholarly work, and teach. In 1985, she received a Rhodes Scholarship and was preparing to write a thesis on images of women in 18th- and 19th-century Britain. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-05-10 04:00:00 UTC ]
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IPA Leaders Tour Sharjah Children’s Reading Festival Ahead of World Book Day

On the eve of Sharjah's year as UNESCO's World Book Capital, the International Publishers Association brass sees the 11-year-old children's reading fair. The post IPA Leaders Tour Sharjah Children’s Reading Festival Ahead of World Book Day appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2019-04-22 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Sandra Cisneros raises up Frida Kahlo and other women at L.A Times Festival of Books

When Sandra Cisneros stepped onto the main stage at the L.A. Times Festival of Books on Saturday afternoon, she greeted the audience in Spanish first, with a microphone in one hand and a violet hand fan in the other. “Gracias a todos! Bienvenidos!” For the monolingual, she translated it to:... Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

[ Los Angeles Times | 2019-04-14 00:00:00 UTC ]
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HarperCollins signs world rights from Sandy Barker

HarperCollins Publishers has acquired world all languages rights for two novels by Australian author, Sandy Barker. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-04-04 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Primadonna festival 'gives prominence' to women's writing

New literary event the Primadonna festival will give "prominence to work by women”, with support from author Kit de Waal and Curtis Brown agent Cathryn Summerhayes. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-04-02 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Koomson headlines PRH's Becoming festival

Novelist Dorothy Koomson is joining Slay in Your Lane authors Yomi Adegoke and Elizabeth Uviebinené to headline at the three-day BGF x Becoming Festival in London next month. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-03-29 00:00:00 UTC ]
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5 Women Changing The World With Their Words

For centuries, women have been using their words to educate and inspire — from Coretta Scott King’s tales from the frontlines Continue reading at The Huffington Post

[ The Huffington Post | 2019-03-05 14:00:03 UTC ]
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How books by women changed the world

The feminist publishing company Virago Press was set up by Carmen Callil in the 1970s Continue reading at BBC World

[ BBC World | 2019-02-07 00:00:00 UTC ]
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