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WOMEN IN PUBLISHING
The Great Pen Name Debate: Women Authors in Fantasy
Aspiring writer and the author of
Women authors -- particularly those in fantasy -- are limited by the misperception that our novels boil down to stories about romance. It's an old-fashioned line of thinking, but what other agency could our female protagonist have beyond finding her prince and living happily ever after?
Deconstructing the Poetry Goddess
Jill Di Donato
Author of Beautiful Garbage: A Novel, and Professor of English
Who or what is the poetry goddess and what place, if any, does she have in the world of contemporary American poetry? I spoke with some of today's fiercest women poets to try and figure this out.
Do We Know 'Chick Lit' When We See It?
Culture Writer, The Huffington Post
What makes a book chick lit as opposed to literary fiction? This question is, in reality, not difficult to answer -- at least for any thoughtful reader who enjoys a variety of fiction -- but it continues to surface.
10 Bookish Conversations We Never Want to Have Again
Rebecca Joines Schinsky
We usually keep things pretty positive here at the Riot, but after many years of life in the bookish interweb, we've identified some conversations that just keep coming back up. And we're ready to put an end to them.
Publishing Talk: Women's Writing Today
Humor writer and professor
Talking with Carole, reviewing our professional and personal lives while discussing the future of books, publishing, writing, and narrative itself, inspired me to start an ongoing discussion about the relationships between authors and editors.
International Women's Day: Follow These Amazing Women In Publishing On Twitter
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