'Three Women' author Lisa Taddeo's debut novel is fearless. So what is she afraid of?

Lisa Taddeo, whose book "Three Women" broke the mold of immersive journalism, talks about her first novel, "Animal," and the struggle to write and live. Continue reading at 'Los Angeles Times'

[ Los Angeles Times | 2021-05-27 13:00:06 UTC ]
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'Three Women' author Lisa Taddeo's debut novel is fearless. So what is she afraid of?

Lisa Taddeo, whose book "Three Women" broke the mold of immersive journalism, talks about her first novel, "Animal," and the struggle to write and live. Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

[ Los Angeles Times | 2021-05-27 13:00:06 UTC ]
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3 New Debut Novels by Black Women Authors

Three Black women novelists make their debut with tales of inheritance, friendship, and alternate futures. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2024-02-08 05:00:00 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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4 New Debut Novels by Women That We Loved

This diverse slate of standout debut novels by women spans genre, from historical saga to contemporary comic novel to postapocalyptic fantasy, as well as the globe, from California to a far-flung Nordic isle. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2024-05-10 04:00:00 UTC ]
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U.S. Book Show 2023: Debut Authors in Conversation

First-time authors Alice Carrière, Tereh Shelton Harris, and Kelsey James will discuss their forthcoming books. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2023-05-12 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Three debut novels compete among Women’s prize for fiction shortlist

First-time novelists are joined by two former winners on the diverse list, as the six ‘ambitious and hard-hitting’ contenders are revealed• ‘We were blown away’: how we chose the Women’s prize shortlistThree debut novels will compete against books by two former winners for this year’s Women’s... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2023-04-26 06:30:01 UTC ]
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Women’s health needs advocates against misinformation, says ob-gyn and author

Ob-gyn and best-selling author Dr. Jen Gunter is advocating for women's health education. She spoke to CBC's Michelle Eliot about how women can navigate health information online. Continue reading at CBC

[ CBC | 2023-03-08 22:24:00 UTC ]
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New Publisher Sibylline Press Celebrates Women Authors Over 50

Distributed to the trade by Publishers Group West, the publisher will release six new books this fall, and plans to publish twelve books a year starting in 2024. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2023-02-22 05:00:00 UTC ]
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Meet the Champion of Debut Authors

If you are a debut author or a literary fiction and nonfiction stan, you’ve likely heard of Debutiful. Adam Vitcavage launched the podcast and website dedicated to highlighting the work of debut authors in January 2019. It has since become a beacon in the literary community, helping over 100,000... Continue reading at Electric Literature

[ Electric Literature | 2023-01-18 12:00:00 UTC ]
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It's Never Too Late: Seven Authors on Making Their YA Debuts After Age 50

These first-time authors are out to prove that life experience and hindsight are advantages when it comes to crafting riveting stories for teens. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2022-09-27 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Giving Black women in pop music their due: Q&A with author of ‘Shine Bright’

Journalist and super fan Danyel Smith champions the role of Black women in pop music in “Shine Bright,” which combines memoir with music history. Continue reading at The Christian Science Monitor

[ The Christian Science Monitor | 2022-07-18 19:10:00 UTC ]
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Black Women, Black Voices: Debut Memoirists on Career and Publishing

PW, in partnership with Amazon Publishing, presents this panel— scheduled for May 25, 1:30–2:30 p.m. ET, and moderated by Regina Brooks, the founder and president of Serendipity Literary Agency—in which Cin Fabré, Bria Adimora Godley, Danielle Prescod, and Aomawa Shields discuss their... Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2022-05-16 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Sites of Radical Possibility: The Best of 1970s and 80s Women-Authored Science Fiction and Fantasy

A late baby-boomer, I spent my tweens and adolescence in the 1970s under the Tolkien-woven spell of heroic fantasy, immersed in the imagined worlds of Ursula K. Le Guin’s Earthsea trilogy (1968-72), Patricia A. McKillip’s Riddlemaster trilogy (1976-79), and Evangeline Walton’s Welsh-myth-remix... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

[ Literrary Hub | 2022-01-26 09:55:39 UTC ]
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Canelo signs 'cinematic' saga by debut author Clague

Canelo has landed a historical fiction saga which navigates the fall out of the Great Sheffield Flood, by debut author Joanne Clague. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-11-26 10:12:45 UTC ]
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Authors support Women's Prize Trust's T-shirt celebration of female icons

Authors including Elizabeth Day, June Sarpong and Dolly Alderton are among those supporting a new T-shirt initiative to spotlight iconic female writers, launched by the Women's Prize Trust. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-11-14 18:47:39 UTC ]
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HarperCollins scoops 'stunning' middle-grade series by debut author Hastings

HarperCollins Children’s Books has scooped a "stunning" new magical-historical middle-grade series by debut writer Natasha Hastings. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-10-05 17:08:13 UTC ]
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Author of 'My Monticello' on Writing a Debut Book With Buzz

Jocelyn Nicole Johnson, at 50, is not the average age of a debut author. But the public school teacher describes herself as a “literary debutante” with the October publication of “My Monticello.” Continue reading at The New York Times

[ The New York Times | 2021-09-28 13:06:03 UTC ]
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How an acclaimed author decided to write fiction for Black women like her

Deesha Philyaw talks about the long gestation of her collection 'The Secret Lives of Church Ladies,' a Times Book Prize finalist for first fiction. Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

[ Los Angeles Times | 2021-04-06 16:30:19 UTC ]
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Dialogue snaps up Ofori's debut challenging 'monolithic narrative about Black women'

Dialogue Books has aquired A Word from the Margins: The Intersections of Race, Gender, Class and Ambition by Lennina Ofori.   Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-03-14 04:33:22 UTC ]
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Review: Why do women stay with toxic men? A debut novel has some uncomfortable answers

Megan Nolan's "Acts of Desperation," about a woman in thrall to an older man, stands out from similar tales with an uncannily self-aware narrator. Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

[ Los Angeles Times | 2021-03-03 15:00:19 UTC ]
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