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Since Femmeliterate is all about promoting work by, about, for, and otherwise woman-friendly, it only seems fair to tell you that the electronic version of Misty’s short-story collection, A Lesson in Manners, will be FREE on Amazon.com between September 6 … Continue reading

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Women Writers to Watch: Christie Grimes

Celebrating the success of a fellow teacher-writer and colleague from a long-ago master’s program. I knew this woman as a super teacher and a gritty-in-a-good-way fiction writer, and now it turns out she’s a poet too, with a chapbook of … Continue reading

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Feminist Reads: Literary Mama

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I’ve been thinking lately about the competing demands of parenthood and literary creation. Actually, I’ve been thinking about this for a long time – about two years, ever since the birth of my second child and the discovery that the … Continue reading

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Feminist Reads, Forthcoming: A Lesson in Manners wins Serena McDonald Kennedy Award

We at femmeliterate aren’t much for boasting, but we are much for broadcasting new books when they come on our radar. For this reason we are pleased, proud, and a bit swoony with happiness to announce that Misty’s short-story collection, … Continue reading

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New News!

As if the news about Nigeria’s federal ban on female genital mutilation and the recent Supreme Court ruling on marriage isn’t joy-making enough, femmeliterate has three new additions to celebrate: The insanely talented and amazing Lauren K. Alleyne, poet, professor, … Continue reading

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