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The Women’s Prize For Fiction Is Essential To Inspire Female Authors

The Women’s Prize For Fiction Is Essential To Inspire Female Authors

Across the 21st century, the balance of female and male authors hasn’t been too far from a 50/50 split. This statistic highlights the rise of female authority in the publishing […]

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New Graphic Novel Features Coming-Of-Age Stories Of Young Women Entering Adulthood

New Graphic Novel Features Coming-Of-Age Stories Of Young Women Entering Adulthood

London-based illustrator and children’s book author Lizzy Stewart’s graphic novel debut ‘It’s Not What You Thought It Would Be’ (Fantagraphics) is a poignant coming-of-age story which follows several young women […]

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Writing About Trauma In My Debut Novel Became Part Of My Own Healing

Writing About Trauma In My Debut Novel Became Part Of My Own Healing

By Cyla Panin Do we ever get over trauma? I don’t think so. In my experience, trauma lives somewhere deep under the skin and bursts forth at the most inopportune […]

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New Book Contains Hilarious Stories Of Women Trying to Navigate First Dates in Midlife

New Book Contains Hilarious Stories Of Women Trying to Navigate First Dates in Midlife

The following is an excerpt from Jodi Klein’s upcoming book ‘First Date Stories’ (She Writes Press, September 14), where readers experience the ups and downs of love with the powerful […]

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Artist Meg Lionel Murphy’s New Exhibition “Traumatica Dramatica” Delves Into Her Experience With Domestic Violence

Artist Meg Lionel Murphy’s New Exhibition “Traumatica Dramatica” Delves Into Her Experience With Domestic Violence

On display at NYC’s The Untitled Space Gallery from June 5 – July 2, 2021, is artist Meg Lionel Murphy’s debut New York solo exhibition titled “Traumatica Dramatica”. Curated by […]

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Writing A Book? Start With Some Advice From 5 Of The Best Female Authors

Writing A Book? Start With Some Advice From 5 Of The Best Female Authors

In 1950 just 30% of best-selling novels had female names on the cover. Today, that figure is almost 50%. So to celebrate how far women writers have come, we decided […]

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Painting Outside The Lines: How Our Individuality Can Be Our Greatest Strength

Painting Outside The Lines: How Our Individuality Can Be Our Greatest Strength

By Ramona Pintea Have you ever noticed how white light through a prism transforms into a rainbow of a million different hues? Our society is much the same. Although humans […]

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New Photo Book Documents The Mexican American Lowrider Movement From A Female Perspective

New Photo Book Documents The Mexican American Lowrider Movement From A Female Perspective

Los Angeles-based photographer Kristin Bedford’s new photo book ‘Cruise Night’, available to buy on Tuesday May 4, 2021, pulls back the curtain on LA’s Mexican American lowrider car culture, aiming […]

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New Children’s Book Tells The Story Of A Child Of Immigrants Discovering Her Chinese Heritage

New Children’s Book Tells The Story Of A Child Of Immigrants Discovering Her Chinese Heritage

From award-winning author Andrea Wang, together with award-winning illustrator Jason Chin, comes a new children’s picture book that will delight both young and older minds visually, while telling an important […]

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All-Black Femme Creative Team Giving A Modern Take On Shakespeare’s OTHELLO

All-Black Femme Creative Team Giving A Modern Take On Shakespeare’s OTHELLO

Between April 8 -17, 2021, the Women’s Theatre Festival in Raleigh, North Carolina, is putting on a virtual performance of Shakespeare’s iconic Othello play, but with a unique and modern […]

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Sheila Carrasco as "Emily" in 'Anyone But Me | Image by Shay Yamashita

Latinx Feminist Comedian Sheila Carrasco Explores Identity In New Virtual Solo Theatre Show

With many entertainment shows moving from in-person venues to the virtual space, it has become even more accessible to watch theatre and comedy shows right from the comfort of your […]

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Portraying Women As Superheroes, Photographer Turns Pain Into Power In New Visual Series

Portraying Women As Superheroes, Photographer Turns Pain Into Power In New Visual Series

We celebrate Women’s History Month in March, but as far as we’re concerned, we celebrate the achievements of women all year round. And not just the well-known, famous women. We […]

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Celebrating Women: 8 Leading Designers Discuss Overcoming Challenges In Their Careers

Celebrating Women: 8 Leading Designers Discuss Overcoming Challenges In Their Careers

By Diana Bolboaca for Creatopy.com Every year on March 8 we celebrate International Women’s Day—a day dedicated to celebrating women’s social, economic, cultural, and political achievements. This year’s theme is #ChooseToChallenge, encouraging […]

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Celebrate International Women’s Day By Sending One Of These Free Inspirational Cards

Celebrate International Women’s Day By Sending One Of These Free Inspirational Cards

International Women’s Day, celebrated annually on March 8, is just around the corner. This day began in 1911 as a series of rallies where women spoke out against the continued […]

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New Book From Award-Winning Photographer Pushes The Boundaries Of Street Photography

New Book From Award-Winning Photographer Pushes The Boundaries Of Street Photography

Street photography has traditionally been a very male-dominated arena within the photography world. But a new book aims to change the stereotypical view of this area, by showcasing the work […]