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.


All Episodes

Ep. 93 | Asian Women in Translation

For August’s theme, Kendra, Sachi, and Joce share books by Asian authors for Women in Translation Month! Check out our Patreon page to learn more about our book club...

Interview with Leah Hampton

Kendra talks to Leah Hampton about F*ckface: and Other Stories, which is out now from Henry Holt. Check out our Patreon page to learn more about our book club and other...

Interview with Alice Wong

Kendra talks to Alice Wong about Disability Visibility: First-person Stories from the 21st Century, a new essay collected she edited and published with Vintage. Check out our Patreon page to learn...

Ep. 92 | The Enlightenment of the Greengage Tree and A Burning

To close out July’s theme, Fight Like a Girl, Kendra and Sumaiyya discuss The Enlightenment of the Greengage Tree by Shokoofeh Azar and A Burning by Megha Majumdar. Check...

Interview with Jasmine Guillory

Kendra talks to Jasmine Guillory about her book Party for Two, which is out now from Berkeley. Check out our Patreon page to learn more about our book club and other...

Ep. 91 | Fight Like a Girl

For July’s theme, Kendra, Sumaiyya, and RuthAnn share books around the theme Fight Like a Girl. Check out our Patreon page to learn more about our book club and...

Interview with Wayétu Moore

Kendra talks to Wayétu Moore about her book The Dragons, the Giant, the Women: A Memoir, which is out now from Graywolf Press. Check out our Patreon page to learn more...

Ep. 90 | Lucy and The Confessions of Frannie Langton

To close out Caribbean Heritage Month, Kendra and Jaclyn discuss Lucy by Jamaica Kincaid and The Confessions of Frannie Langton by Sara Collins. Check out our Patreon page to learn more...

Interview with Marie Mutsuki Mockett

Kendra talks to Marie Mutsuki Mockett about her book American Harvest: God, Country, and Farming in the Heartland, which is out now from Graywolf. Check out our Patreon page to learn...

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