women writers

Watershed | Book Review

Watershed | Book Review

Watershed by Doreen Vanderstoop ISBN: 9781988298597 / 1988298598 Freehand Books, May 2, 2020 355 pages, $22.95 Dystopian fiction should feel frighteningly possible yet reassuringly unlikely, but Doreen Vanderstoop’s debut novel, Watershed, is a convincing prediction...
The Age of Phillis | Book Review

The Age of Phillis | Book Review

The Age of Phillis by Honorée Fanonne Jeffers ISBN: 978-0819579492 Wesleyan University Press, March 3, 2020 232 pages, hardback, $26.95 I first learned about Phillis Wheatley Peters when I saw her statue at the National Museum of African American History in Fall 2019....
The House That Grief Built | Book Review

The House That Grief Built | Book Review

Accommodations by Sarah Carey ISBN: 978-0996475495 Concrete Wolf Press, June 30 2019 46 pages, paperback, $10.69 and Borrowed Light by Jennifer Horne ISBN: 978-0984276479 Mule on a Ferris Wheel Press, 2019 31 pages, mass market paperback, $15.00 1. In two recent...
Stop. Listen. Listen Again. | Book Review

Stop. Listen. Listen Again. | Book Review

World of Wonders: In Praise of Fireflies, Whale Sharks, and Other Astonishments by Aimee Nezhukumatathil, with full color illustrations by Fumi Nakamura ISBN: 978-1-57131-365-2 Milkweed Editions, August 11, 2020 184 pages, hardcover, $24.00 World of Wonders is Aimee...
Whose Story to Tell | Book Review

Whose Story to Tell | Book Review

Little Tea by Claire Fullerton ISBN: 9781645262596 Firefly Southern Fiction, April 29, 2020 252 pages, $14.99 It’s been a decade since Celia Wakefield has returned to her childhood home of Memphis, Tennessee or seen her friends Ava and Renny. Now they’re together...