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Award-Winning Author’s Novel Shines Light On Traumatic History Of Maternity Homes For Unwed Mothers

Award-Winning Author’s Novel Shines Light On Traumatic History Of Maternity Homes For Unwed Mothers

By Julia Brewer Daily From the 1930s to the 1980s, pregnant unwed women were shamed by their parents and society into making emotionally devastating decisions. Women did not have birth […]

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Artist Ramona Pintea Collaborates With Influential Women For Global #WearYourCrown Campaign

Artist Ramona Pintea Collaborates With Influential Women For Global #WearYourCrown Campaign

UK-based artist Ramona Pintea, created a global sensation and women’s empowerment movement through her Urban Queen series of paintings. The collection is, bold, uplifting and symbolic — a fierce statement […]

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Get Familiar With Our New YA Fantasy Obsessions Written By LGBTQ Authors + WOC, Inspired Their Cultural Heritages

Get Familiar With Our New YA Fantasy Obsessions Written By LGBTQ Authors + WOC, Inspired Their Cultural Heritages

We are becoming increasingly alarmed at the number of books being banned by school districts across the country, especially those that examine and portray histories that tell of racism, bigotry, […]

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Children’s Book ‘A History Of Me’ A Powerful Testament To The Past & Benediction For The Future

Children’s Book ‘A History Of Me’ A Powerful Testament To The Past & Benediction For The Future

Just ahead of Black History Month comes an empowering picture book from debut author Adrea Theodore and digital illustrator Erin K. Robinson. Available from Neal Porter Books/Holiday House on January […]

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“Sleeping Beauty” Photo Book Is A Tonic To Fabricated & Simplistic Portrayals Of Women.

“Sleeping Beauty” Photo Book Is A Tonic To Fabricated & Simplistic Portrayals Of Women.

“Sleeping Beauty” (MW Editions, December 2021) presents award-winning photographer Lydia Panas’ mesmerizing, psychologically charged color portraits of women and girls lying down or half-reclined in lush natural settings, a metaphor for […]

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Empowering New Single “Ash + Bone” Confronts Gender Inequality In The Music Industry

Empowering New Single “Ash + Bone” Confronts Gender Inequality In The Music Industry

Artists Ajeet, Sukhmani, and Aisling Urwin come together to create a captivating display of unity and empowerment in their exclusively female-made track “Ash + Bone” out now. Made by women […]

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New Photo Book Features Conversations With Trailblazing Creative Women

New Photo Book Features Conversations With Trailblazing Creative Women

‘Portrait of an Artist: Conversations with Trailblazing Creative Women’ by Hugo Huerta Marin © Prestel Verlag, Munich · London · New York, 2021, is a remarkable new book bringing you face-to-face with an incredible selection […]

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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 […]