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Sarah Schmidt

Sarah Schmidt (1980) is an Australian author.

She holds a Bachelor of Arts  in Professional writing and editing from Deakin University, Melbourne, a Master of Arts in Creative Writing from the RMIT University, Melbourne, and  a Graduate Diploma of Information Management. 19 more words


Provoking equality: Kamila Shamsie and the "Year of Publishing Women"

In the summer of 2015, author Kamila Shamsie issued a ‘provocation’ to the publishing industry. Entitled “The Invisible Women“, she challenged them to spend a year (2018) publishing works solely by female writers and writers of colour. 727 more words


Book Review: Darklands by M.L. Spencer

He was once their greatest champion. Now he’s their fiercest adversary.

Compelled to obey the dark god he pledged his soul to, Darien finds himself tasked with delivering the people of the Black Lands from under the curse of darkness which shrouds the skies. 404 more words

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Mary Jane Ward

Mary Jane Ward (August 27, 1905 – February 17, 1981) was an American writer.

Ward studied English at Northwestern University and at the Chicago’s Lyceum of Arts Conservatory, and worked as a book reviewer for the Evanston News-Index. 89 more words


Book Review: American Street

Ibi Zoboi’s American Street is very nearly exactly what a YA novel should be.

The protaganist, Fabiola Toussaint, boards a plane from Haiti to the US along with her mother, planning to move to Detroit to live with family members. 373 more words


Week 11: Homegoing, plus an absolutely amazing MUST READ book


This week, I took a break from audio-books to catch up on some of my favorite podcasts, so I don’t have one to share with you today. 984 more words

Weekly Updates

First feminist movie-related rant

I have recently decided I will not engage in politics or general conversations about beliefs at work after a grown up colleague confessed to having a Justin Bieber poster on her wall. 1,241 more words

Beatrix Potter