Author Spotlight: Imbolo Mbue

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The Earth is Not My Mother:

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Author Spotlight: Sally Rooney

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A Black Women’s History Month Reading List

Intersectional feminists do not share one cohesive or singular narrative. As a diverse group of readers, we place our upmost energies into actively supporting and encouraging those around us to read widely. For some of our readers, these themes and histories may feel alien or unfamiliar, but for others, they are a reminder of their […]

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Self-Isolation for Bookworms

In light of the unsettling events happening around the world, it’s important that we find small ways of getting through the scary moments and grounding ourselves in the communities around us. For us, our community of followers and fellow bookworms are here to share tips, offer friendship and reassurance while self-isolating and social distancing. Firstly, […]

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Empower Your Feed: 10 Feminist Influencers to Follow

In the last few years debate on the negative effects of social media have been rife in the press and mental health campaigning. With the likes of Facebook, Instagram, Twitter and others using the wonders of AI to keep us glued to our screens, it’s important that the things we are consuming bring sparkle and […]

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The Untold Power of Literary Sisterhood

It is a commonly held grudge of female readers that the history of literature largely remains to be not only seen, but defined, through the lens of the male writer. Chaucer, Milton, Donne, Shakespeare, Keats, Tennyson (trust me, I could continue on for a while) are deemed to be some of the most respected and […]

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Banned Books and The Mobilisation of Movements

As feminist book lovers there is nothing quite so disturbing as the thought of precious works being censored, banned or even burnt. Yet, while we clutch our precious hardbacks in horror, we must recognise that so many of our much-loved classics have had to stubbornly overcome struggles in order to win the fight for freedom […]

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The Importance of Fairytales to Feminism

Why – and how – feminists should be reading fairytales. Fairytales are undoubtedly an important part of the storytelling tradition. For many children, fairytales form part of their introduction to different forms of media. The stories we are told at an early age are often fairytales read from books, or are improvised tales that begin […]

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