#international women’s day 2017

Feminist Middle Grade Books

The best feminist middle grade books for International Women's Day!

Madonna and the Madwoman: On the Women of Jose Rizal’s Classic Noli Me Tangere

Written just before the Filipino Revolution, and credited with sparking the flame of said Revolution, Noli Me Tangere by Jose Rizal is an exploration of Philippine society at the height of Spanish power.

5 Women of Color Who Are Changing The World For The Better

Keah Brown discusses five women of color who are making the world a better place through their creative work.

Fiction That Breaks Sexist and Racist Stereotypes

Fictional characters who are breaking harmful stereotypes about women.

On Writing as a Woman

A consideration of the expectations placed on women writers.

4 French Feminist Writers Celebrating Women

Four books from French feminist writers, all celebrating the life of women.

Travel The Universe With 11 Short Story Collections By Women

Short stories have become a sandbox for formal, stylistic, and ideational experimentation. They can also help us re-imagine womanhood and women's lives. These 11 short story collections by women take us across the universe from our own homes.

Seeing Myself (and Mama Cass) in Comics

Pénélope Bagieu talks about the reasons she chose to work on a graphic-format biography of Mama Cass.