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.


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Interview with Leigh Bardugo

In this week’s episode, Kendra and Joce talk to Leigh Bardugo, the author of Ninth House, which is out now in paperback from Flatiron, and The Lives of Saints,...

Ep. 100 | Reading Women Award | Fiction Shortlist

Kendra, Sachi, Jaclyn, and Sumaiyya announce the 2020 Reading Women Award Fiction Shortlist! Thank you to The House of Chanel for sponsoring this episode. Find out more at inside.Chanel.com....

Ep. 99 | Reading Women Award | Nonfiction Shortlist

Kendra, Sachi, Jaclyn, and Sumaiyya announce the 2020 Reading Women Award Nonfiction Shortlist! Thank you to The House of Chanel for sponsoring this episode. Find out more at inside.Chanel.com....

Interview with Raven Leilani

In the final episode of our series of interviews in partnership with the Miami Book Fair, Kendra talks to Raven Leilani, the author of Luster, which is out now...

Interview with Naima Coster

In the second installment of our series of interviews in partnership with the Miami Book Fair, Kendra talks to Naima Coster, the author of Halsey Street, which is out...

Interview with K-Ming Chang

To kick off a series of interviews in partnership with the Miami Book Fair, Kendra talks to K-Ming Chang, the author of Bestiary, which is out now from One...

Interview with Angela Chen

Kendra talks to Angela Chen, the author of Ace: What Asexuality Reveals About Desire, Society, and the Meaning of Sex, which is out now from Beacon Press. Thanks to...

Ep. 98 | Say Hello and If I Had Your Face

To close out October’s theme, Kendra and Sumaiyya discuss Say Hello by Carly Findlay and If I Had Your Face by Frances Cha. Check out our Patreon page to learn more...

Interview with Cinelle Barnes

Kendra talks to Cinelle Barnes, the editor of A Measure of Belonging: Twenty-One Writers of Color on the New South, which is out now from Hub City Press. Thanks...

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