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Meet the Herstory Artist: Judith Poitras-Raynault

8th March 2021

We are super excited to introduce you to our wonderfully talented Herstory artist, Judith Poitras-Raynault. We collaborated with Judith to create the gorgeous artwork you’ll see for our Herstory International Womens Day campaign across the Books That Matter platforms. We hope you love our chat! Who are you and what do you do?I’m Judith Poitras-Raynault, […]

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How to make resolutions this International Women’s Day

8th March 2021

We’ve all heard the phrase “you can’t have your cake and eat it too,” but what if this didn’t have to be the case? As we come together to celebrate and reflect on International Women’s Day, we wanted to pay homage to the #ChooseToChallenge and our Herstory campaign. Progress has been made, but there’s still a long way to go. It’s not […]

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Tarana Burke: #metoo Movement

8th March 2021

Throughout the month of March, in recognition of International Women’s History Month and to celebrate our Herstory theme, we’re celebrating inspirational women who have made an impact. Here, we highlight Tarana Burke who with just two small words launched an international movement.  Back in 2006 when Tarana Burke created the “metoo” hashtag, she could never […]

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Choose to Challenge: Writers Who Rebel

8th March 2021

In light of this year’s theme for International Women’s Day on March 8th, Choose to Challenge, we’re spotlighting 10 of our favourite female activist-writers who choose to challenge through their words and work: Alice Walker: known for her novel The Color Purple, Walker’s explored ‘womanism’ and female awakening through her works. Having been raised in segregation […]

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Feminist Icons: Alice Walker

8th March 2021

This International Women’s Day, we are spotlighting one of our favourite authors and activists: Alice Walker. Poet, novelist, short story writer and activist, Alice Walker is known for her works including The Color Purple, and for coining the term ‘womanist’ (a black feminist or feminist of colour). Born the youngest of eight children to a family […]

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10 Books for your IWD TBR pile

8th March 2021

At Books that Matter, championing amazing women goes to the very core of what we do. Through reading and a shared sense of community, our aim is to uplift female voices and highlight fantastic work by women. Here are 10 books by women whose work has broken barriers, given voice to marginalised people and most […]

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A Bookish Galentine’s Gift Guide for 2021

12th February 2021

A highlight of this month has to be celebrating Galentine’s, especially when it might have been a while since your last bottomless brunch or girl’s night out. So, we’ve curated our top picks of bookish gifts from small businesses to show your gal’s how much they mean to you.      1. Starting with these […]

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