Margaret Kingsbury is a freelance writer, editor, website assistant, and all-around book nerd based in Nashville, TN. In addition to Book Riot, her pieces have appeared in BuzzFeed Books, School Library Journal, Star Trek, Parents, The Lily, SFWA, and more. She writes children’s books and fantasy miscellanea in the slivers of time between parenting, working, and reading. Once upon a time, she worked as an English adjunct and a bookseller, but she much prefers work-from-home life. In her free time, she hikes and talks to birds. One day, she’ll understand their responses. Follow her on Instagram @BabyLibrarians or Twitter @AReaderlyMom.
Books to Read if You Like Wonder Woman
June 5, 2017
Like Wonder Woman and want more feminist heroines in your reading? Check out these 15 books featuring feminist fighters of many stripes.
The Left Hand of Darkness by Ursula Le Guin in Development for Limited TV Series
May 15, 2017
A new Ursula Le Guin adaptation is in the works.
‘Women, Their Rights, and Nothing Less’: Literary Activists of the Woman’s Suffrage Movement
April 25, 2017
Some of the best feminist writers of the U.S. suffrage movement.
Poetry Through the Generations
April 13, 2017
How a reader's family visit revealed a passion for poetry that spans generations.
Teaching Students Who Hate Reading
March 27, 2017
One college composition course on dealing with students who have learned to hate books and reading.
Fairy and Folk Tale Collections That Aren’t The Brothers Grimm
March 18, 2017
Fairytales and Folktales that aren't The Brothers Grimm
8 Books Featuring Endangered, Threatened, or Extinct Animals
February 24, 2017
Novels about animals that might not be around much longer (or aren't around anymore).
How Fantasy Made Me a Feminist
How discovering her dad's feminist fantasy novels taught one reader about equal rights.