(From Publishing Perspectives. Link to the complete post given below) The UK’s Vertebrate Publishing is an independent house that focuses […]
In Japan, female writers are stars within the country’s literary sphere, even if on the international stage their […]
The tradition of female writers from the Middle-East has been vastly growing in the twentieth century, with new generations of […]
By Lillian Kalish Filmmaker Emily Hong once said that the very act of a woman holding a camera in […]
Tamil writer Ambai on writing detective fiction, why men come first in any literary history and the unacknowledged […]
“Ambai is a character in the Mahabharata who becomes Shikhandi, a man, later,” says CS Lakshmi, 72, while […]
Like racism, sexism is also one of the most disturbing issues which is largely present in the society. Discrimination based on gender has crept into all forms of life, including literature. While this has changed to a large extent, with more women writers coming up, Urvashi Butalia, co-founder of Kali for Women, India’s first feminist publishing house, feels that it has not always been the case and women have had to face a huge battle from within to gain recognition in the field of literature.
Bias towards male writers – underlined in 2013 study – fuels drive to switch attention to female authors: The Guardian
From a small American literary journal’s vow to dedicate a year’s coverage to women writers and writers of colour to author and artist Joanna Walsh’s burgeoning #readwomen2014 project, readers – and publishers – around the world are starting to take their own small steps to address male writers’ dominance in the literary universe.
Are all women writers essentially feminist, and is women’s writing a separate entity? These were two questions thrown […]