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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Ep. 97 | Beauty Privilege

Kendra, Sumaiyya, and Joce talk about books around October’s theme, Beauty Privilege! Check out our Patreon page to learn more about our book club and other Patreon-exclusive goodies. Follow...

Interview with Julianne Clancy, Assistant Director of Marketing with Knopf

Kendra talks to Julianne Clancy, an Assistant Marketing Director with Knopf! Julianne gives listeners a behind-the-scenes look at book marketing and answers listeners’ FAQs! Check out our Patreon page to learn...

Interview with Vicki Laveau-Harvie

Kendra talks to Vicki Laveau-Harvie about her memoir, The Erratics, which is out now from Knopf. Thanks to our sponsor, The War of the North Saga! Find out more...

Ep. 96 | About Us and Growing Up African in Australia

To close out September, Kendra and Jaclyndiscuss About Us and Growing Up African in Australia edited by Maxine Beneba Clarke. Check out our Patreon page to learn more about our book...

Interview with Annette Saunooke Clapsaddle

Kendra talks to Annette Saunooke Clapsaddle about her debut novel, Even As We Breathe, which is out now from University of Kentucky Press. Read the Transcript Check out our Patreon...

Ep. 95 | Anthologies

For September’s theme, Kendra, Jaclyn, and special guest Dani Roulette recommend anthologies! Many Thanks to Our Sponsors EveryPlate Miracle Country by Kendra Atleework Check out our Patreon page to...

Ep. 94 | Breasts and Eggs and The Memory Police

To close out August, Kendra and Sachi discuss The Memory Police by Yoko Ogawa and Breasts and Eggs by Mieko Kawakami. Check out our Patreon page to learn more about our...

Ep. 93.5 | Weekend of Words Live Show with the Shuffle Collective

As a special episode, here is a live show that Kendra and Jaclyn recorded at the Weekend of Words virtual book festival this spring. The episode is only lightly...

Interview with Morgan Jerkins

Kendra talks to Morgan Jerkins about her latest book, Wandering in Strange Lands, which is out now from Harper. Check out our Patreon page to learn more about our book club...

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