Items Tagged With feminist

New Republic for Sale, David Bowie’s Reading List, and More

by Staff

Daily News

Online Only, posted 1.12.16

A day in the life of a bookmobile librarian; Brenda Hillman named Academy of American Poets chancellor; Emma Watson’s feminist book club; and other news.

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Novel Gossip, Expression as Negotiation, and More

by Staff

Daily News

Online Only, posted 12.21.15

Three Amazon series based on books; new Jonathan Safran Foer coming next fall; PANK editors bid farewell; and other news.

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Poor Your Soul by Mira Ptacin

Posted 12.15.15

Mira Ptacin reads an excerpt from her debut memoir, Poor Your Soul, published in January by Soho Press.

Poor Your Soul

I know some things. I know you set the backyard on fire. It was autumn. You were six years old. The oak leaves were dry and crispy. You and your pal Don Johnson, that blond-haired, blue-eyed kid from St. Philip Elementary School who threw up every time he got excited, were playing in the backyard. I’m assuming you guys found the matches in the pile on Dad’s workbench.

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The Missing Locket: An Invitation to Wonder

by Jeannine Atkins

Special Section

Posted 12.15.15

Jeannine Atkins

When writing historical fiction, the novelist must become an archaeologist—combining research and imagination to excavate relics of the past, confront ghosts, and make old stories new again.

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Individual Artist Grants for Women

Individual Artist Grants for Women

Grants of up to $1,500 are given twice yearly to feminist poets, fiction writers, and nonfiction writers who are citizens of the United States or Canada. The current round of grants will be awarded to fiction writers. Using the online submission system, submit a short story or novel excerpt of up to 20 pages, a project description, a budget, and a résumé with a $25 entry fee during the month of December. Visit the website for complete guidelines.