Janet Mock, Roxane Gay, women’s monstrous flesh, LeVar Burton reading to you, beach versus airplane books and more.
Dystopias are everywhere, Urban Dictionary is racist and misogynist, newly discovered Sylvia Plath poems and more.
Meme historians, the necessary fragility of feminism and radical politics, poetry a fatal, first-person queer writing as a way to shift power and more.
Fat women deserve space in fairytales, magic vs math, why calling it “confessional writing” is sexist and more.
Grammar as privilege, cardboard presses, ranking fictional drugs, disability in sci-fi and fantasy and more.
Poetry by Precious Okoyomon, living a feminist life, women’s ambition, more inclusive ways to think of feminism and womanism, and more.
Fierce Femmes and Notorious Liars, a scrappy Canadian dictionary, Adrienne Rich on how to live, how to get into queer romance novels and more.
Lambda Literary Award nominees have been announced, Zines will outlive the internet, a bookstore-bar in the Bronx, sexual assault in creative fields, California periods and more.
Poetry and magic are for everyone, business feminism, Maya Angelou, EIleen Myles, kicking the frame, unicorn power and more.
Greenland’s queer literary star, takes on contemporary feminism, book club history, bookstores in the resistance and more.
Reading as a cure for monotony, boredom, and almost-death; books about living in oppressive religious cults; what Roxane Gay is reading right now and more.
Black artists and America, (your) feelings about typography, writers resisting, a history of feminist bookstores, representation in comics and more.
Love for Roxane Gay, Joan Didion’s literary descendants, the end of the 2016 book lists, a cheat sheet for your ereader and more.
What counts as trans literature, the Baby-Sitters Club’s feminist legacy, weird stuff in old books, a guide to being a tomboy and more.
Stealing diaries; the oldest library; a conversation on women, bodies and writing; a peek at Roxane Gay’s forthcoming book; “The Lottery” in Stars Hollow and more.
Post-election reading recommendations, endless love for Zadie Smith, new Joan Didion, how we talk about women’s lives and more.
Literary ASMR, exclamation points and emoji, queer retellings as reclamation, Zadie Smith, recordings of Black women poets and more.
Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie on Beyoncé, digital accessibility and representation as an ongoing project, every spell used in Harry Potter, Halloween reading and more.
No women won the Nobel Prize, on women’s privacy and how Elena Ferrante got doxxed, how witches are a way to write about women’s power, lesbian YA covers through the years and more.
Feminist coloring books, favorite bi+ books of 2016 (so far), publishing algorithms, when sometimes you read less than other times and more.