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On Writing about Politics and Privilege

On Writing about Politics and Privilege

On writing characters from the upper echelons...

Stone Mattress

Stone Mattress by Margaret Atwood

A macabre short story collection from the author of The Handmaid's Tail.

Local Lit: Reading

Local Lit: Reading

The literary hotspots and famous writers Reading has to offer...

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The Grasshopper’s Child by Gwyneth Jones

A near-future YA thriller, set in the fantasy world of Bold As Love…

Theatres commit to making gender equality a reality

Theatres commit to making gender equality a reality

Good news for women playwrights after report by Tonic Theatre

Truth is Fragmentary by Gabrielle Bell

Truth is Fragmentary by Gabrielle Bell

The latest book from artist Gabrielle Bell, on her travels to international comics festivals.

Assata An Autobiography

Assata: An Autobiography by Assata Shakur

Zed Books is republishing Shakur’s revolutionary autobiography, and it’s just as relevant today.

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Les Femmes de la Rive Gauche

Les Femmes de la Rive Gauche

Meet the iconic women writers of 1920s Paris…

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Sentimentality, Misogyny and New Zealand’s Women Poets

We look at some of NZ’s best women poets…

Robin Talley: LGBTQ Historical Fiction and Diversity in YA

Robin Talley: LGBTQ Historical Fiction and Diversity in YA

Robin Talley talks LGBT lit and diversity in YA…

Publisher Spotlight: The Emma Press

Publisher Spotlight: The Emma Press

The Emma Press get the Publisher Spotlight treatment…

10 Reasons To Love: Nicola Griffith

10 Reasons To Love: Nicola Griffith

Happy Birthday Nicola Griffith!