Women’s history month is interesting this year with all the intense controversy regarding women’s reproductive rights. It’s clear, even in these modern times, that our rights are seriously in question.
Thankfully, in the land of literature, women are considered equals and this is simply just a fact now.
Here are a few prime examples from our friends over at LiveWriters:
Book Title: Straight
Author: Hanne Blank
Held on March 8, 2010 at UMBC, The Women’s History Month Lecture by Hanne Blank, writer on”Virgin Territory: On Writing a History of Virginity”. Followed by a Conversation with Emek Ergun, PhD Candidate, Language Literacy and Culture Program, UMBC on translating Blank’s work Sponsors: Gender and Women’s Studies Program with support from the Dresher Center for the Humanities and the Department of History
Book Title: I Am an Emotional Creature: The Secret Life of Girls Around
Author: Eve Ensler
Eve Ensler in conversation with Isabel Allende presented by Dominican University of California’s Institute for Leadership Studies and Book Passage; February 24, 2012
Book Title: The Wolf Gift
Author: Anne Rice
Anne Rice is the high mistress of contemporary gothic fiction, best known for her Vampire Chronicles series and its unforgettable anti-hero, the vampire Lestat. Here she joins Authors@Google and Google Play in a Q&A about her latest novel, “The Wolf Gift,” in which she reinvents the werewolf myth and imagines a man turned beast who’s both enthralled and terrified by his transformation.