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The Women in Science We Don’t Write About

Silvia Moreno-Garcia contemplates the women in science we don't write about.

Terry Tempest Williams on Women and Books

This post is part of our International Women’s Day celebration. See all the posts here. This is a guest post ...

Feminist-Friendly Comic Books

Excellent comic books with feminist themes, like Saga, Sex Criminals, and Lumberjanes!

Lauren Beukes On Writers and Their Cats

Lauren Beukes, author of BROKEN MONSTERS, on the cats that have kept her company while she writes.

Fatima Mernissi, Morocco’s Feminist Icon

A celebration of the work of Farima Mernissi, a Moroccan feminist icon and the first Muslim feminist author Ausma Zehanat Khan ever read.

Sonali Dev on Why She Writes The Heroines She Writes

Romance author Sonali Dev on why she writes her heroines the way she does.

All Around the World: Women Writers from Every Continent

In honor of National Women's Day, a list of fabulous women writers from every continent: Antarctica to Africa, and everything in between.

On Worldviews and Reading Widely

Some thoughts and anecdotes on the benefits of reading widely. Read as widely as you can to be a better human. 

50 of the Best Heroines from Middle Grade Books

The 50 best heroines from middle grade books, from Anne Shirley to Matilda to Julie of the Wolves!

Between Worlds: Finding Home in Fantasy

How a reader with an international identity found her home in fantasy novels.