Writing Woman to Woman, In Faith

Women writing in the spirituality space bring candor, authority, and humor to titles that challenge, celebrate, console, and empower women. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-11-20 05:00:00 UTC ]
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"The first time we have sex, we are both fully clothed, at our desks during working hours, bathed in blue computer light.” So begins Luster, the extraordinary début novel from American author Raven Leilani, which has caused a sensation in the US and deserves to do the same here. The... Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Woman's Hour's Jenni Murray writes 'deeply personal memoir' on weight for Transworld

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Edith Thompson: The Innocent Woman Who Was Executed in Part Because of Her Writing Talent

"Had she had not written as she did, would her lover have killed her husband? Almost certainly the answer is no." Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Anna Foley Simmons scoops the inaugural Thinking Woman's Writing Award

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2018 Festival of Faith & Writing ‘Mixes It Up,' Touts Diversity

Nearly 2,000 writers, literary agents, and publishers gathered in Grand Rapids, Mich. from April 12-14 for the Calvin College Festival of Faith & Writing, which featured speakers of color and panels on racial issues. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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How to Write the Book No One Wants You to Write

Sarah M. Broom’s The Yellow House is a feat—a memoir and historical narrative created amid governmental bureaucracy and resistance from some of her subjects. Continue reading at The Atlantic

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How to Write the Book No One Wants You to Write

Sarah M. Broom’s The Yellow House is a feat—a memoir and historical narrative created amid governmental bureaucracy and resistance from some of her subjects. Continue reading at The Atlantic

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New Writing North offers TV writing placements

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The Challenge of Writing Humor in Dark Times

Writing duo Whitney Phillips and Ryan M. Milner negotiate how funny writing should be in an unfunny time. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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