My report on the Feminist Porn Awards and Feminist Porn Conference, "Organic, Fair Trade Porn: On the Hunt for Ethical Smut" is up at The Daily Beast!
Added by Rachel Kramer Bussel on April 14, 2013 at 8:20am — No Comments
I’m just back from the Boston leg of my book tour where I did presentations at the Saint James Armenian Cultural Center in Watertown and the Brookline Booksmith. Former schoolmates of mine organized the Saint James event, and the afternoon was a warm homecoming for my novel and me. The Brookline Booksmith, which has now hosted me for each of my books, also provided an enthusiastic welcome. Just before boarding the train back to New York City I taped a cable TV show called…Continue
Added by Nancy Kricorian on April 11, 2013 at 5:00pm — No Comments
Is there anybody who isn’t curious about how they DO it, the French? Anybody who wouldn’t want to know all about l’amour à la française? An elegant, erudite and highly entertaining book looks at French literature to tell us How the French Invented Love: Nine Hundred Years of Passion and…Continue
Added by Renate Stendhal on December 18, 2012 at 2:46pm — No Comments
It started with trips to the library––my mother loading my brother and me into the family station wagon and carting us over to the neighborhood branch where I’d indulge in stories ranging from children living in boxcars or attics to a girl sleuthing and solving mysteries. With each book I’d slip into a world far from the one I knew, journeying along with the characters. The adventures showed ways and shades of life I could never have imagined without the aid of…Continue
With shame, I admit I had never read any of Adrienne Rich's work, until learning of her death this week on Facebook and seeing friends' reactions. Would love to hear how her work impacted you!
Added by Pam Parker on March 29, 2012 at 8:03am — No Comments
I finished reading two romance novels last night in ebook format and I was tired and sad to say that it’s work like this that makes me so eternally sick of the romance and erotic romance genre and publishing industry.
I read The Pleasures of Sin by Jessica Trapp and Rent-A-Studd by Lynn LaFleur. Eck, I gave in to Ellora’s Cave.
I fasted from Ellora’s Cave and broke myself of that filthy habit two years ago but I still long to read about intimacy, the best…Continue
Added by Miss Queenly on January 26, 2012 at 6:44pm — No Comments
When we're two balloons, and together our direction is up, chances are we've found the right person. Our soul mate is the one who makes life come to life.
-Richard Bach, from The Bridge Across Forever
I was never the kind of girl who did what girls were supposed to do.
Don't get me wrong, I have been a "girly-girl" for my entire life. I love and have always loved high heels, purses, makeup, dressing up, and pink. So if girls…Continue
Added by Ashley Lauren on July 5, 2011 at 10:41am — No Comments
I recognize that this title alone sounds trite and unappealing, but it is a deceptive one and must be taken in the context of the entire piece. This film, if it were adapted for an American audience today, would likely be cast as a typically lowest common denominator popcorn comedy. The womanizing main character would be more caricature than character, selected for good looks and the ability to easily make a fool of himself in front of the lens. His sexual…Continue
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La Niña, Urban Fairytales Book One: Paper Doll
The Urban Fairytales Book Two: Love Story
Sarah C Bell is the boldest writer and artist I’ve ever come across. Largely autobiographical, her work is brave, luscious, hilarious, naughty, sexy, graphic, riveting, poignant and, most of all, honest. It’s this honesty – along with her remarkable artistic talent, humour, and inventiveness – that gives an…Continue
Added by Kate Gould on June 20, 2011 at 10:46am — No Comments
Do you sacrifice your self and your dreams for your kids? I just wrote an article for Her Circle Ezine on what Kate Chopin thought about sacrificing self for motherhood at the following link:
Visit, leave a comment, share it, and if you want to write about feminist literature, let me know. I am coordinator for the…Continue
Added by Marina DelVecchio on June 15, 2011 at 11:34am — No Comments
Mike Huckabee wants to save our students from those boring, pinko teachers who insist on teaching U.S. history through something other than a patriotic lens.
"It's widely accepted that kids learn best through experience," reads the mission statement of Huckabee's new education company, Learn Our History. "But,…
Added by Amy Williams on May 13, 2011 at 9:28am — No Comments
Marianne Schnall's interviews with powerful women have appeared in Glamour and In Style magazines, on numerous blogs, and on the website she founded fifteen years ago, feminist.com. Schnall's…Continue
I definitely have to be reading a book a certain way in order to write a review of it, or to talk about it at length, or to discuss it during…
How did I get here? I was at the kitchen table with a pile of tortilla chips in front of me. It’s such a tease – sitting there in a blue ceramic bowl looking all tasty and salty. I stared so long I expected to see tumbleweed go rolling by at any moment.
[Do you feel lucky, punk? Well do ya?]
Read more please at: http://wp.me/p1enzA-39
Added by CeCe Harbor on April 7, 2011 at 5:11am — No Comments
To honor history-making women, the Open Road Project offers video of authors Susan Minot, Lisa Alther, Josephine Hart, and Ruth Gruber talking about the suffragettes, poets, novelists, daughters and grandmothers whose…Continue
Last week on a trip to the west coast, I was lucky enough to meet with newly minted She Writes member (welcome her!) JENNIFER SIEBEL NEWSOM, creator of the documentary film…Continue