Reading Women

Reading Women releases new episodes every Wednesday. Each month features two episodes on the same theme—one highlighting a range of titles and one discussing two titles more in depth—and two author interviews with women writers whose work we’ve loved.

Ep. 41 | National Poetry Month

Here in the U.S., it’s National Poetry Month! In honor of the occasion, we’re featuring amazing women poets all month long. Have a listen and check out our six selections, including our two discussion book that will be featured in our next episode!


Women’s Prize for Fiction Announces Its 2018 LonglistStella Prize Announces Its 2018 ShortlistCheck out our Patreon page to learn more about our book club and other Patreon-exclusive goodies. A special thanks to our patrons Amy B., Jennifer P., Carley T., and Stephanie W. Follow along over on Instagram, join the discussion in our Goodreads group, and be sure to subscribe to our newsletter for more new books and extra book reviews!

Books Mentioned


Inside Out and Back Again by Thanhha Lai (Harper)Native Guard by Natasha Trethewey (Mariner Books)Falling Awake by Alice Oswald (W.W. Norton)Whereas by Layli Long Soldier (Graywolf Press)Cape Verdean Blues by Shauna Barbosa (University of Pittsburgh Press)Where Clouds Are Formed by Ofelia Zepeda (University of Arizona Press)

Currently Reading

 Children of Blood and Bone by Tomy Adeyemi (Henry Holt BYR)Though I Get Home by Y.Z. Chin (Feminist Press)

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