Bronte Festival of Women’s Writing

There was no possibility of taking a walk that day.* At least not in Nottingham. But as I drove up the M1 the rain cleared and a sliver of blue sky appeared through the clouds. I was on my way to Haworth, or to the Bronte Festival of Women’s writing, put on by the Bronte… Continue reading Bronte Festival of Women’s Writing

The Year of Publishing Women

Kamila Shamsie, author and judge of this year’s Bailey’s prize for women’s fiction, came out with one of those things that is supposed to be controversial yesterday but isn’t really. I’ll let you read the article if you want but in short, she asked for a year of only publishing women writers as an idea┬áto… Continue reading The Year of Publishing Women