Writers

  • Books

    Authors defend JK Rowling in row with Brexit donor

    And it all comes down to writing rooms

    Posted by
    Anna Brech
    Published
  • Visible Women

    The Haunting of Hill House’s author Shirley Jackson was an overlooked genius

    Jackson was one of the 20th century’s greatest horror authors – but today, her proto-feminist writing is largely forgotten.

    Posted by
    Moya Crockett
    Published
  • Visible Women

    10 brilliant British female screenwriters whose work you need to watch

    Women make up just 16% of screenwriters in British film – but that’s not down to a dearth of talent.

    Posted by
    Moya Crockett
    Published
  • Visible Women

    Remembering the wit and wisdom of Maya Angelou

    On what would have been the writer and activist’s 90th birthday, we look back at her most life-affirming quotes.

    Posted by
    Moya Crockett
    Published
  • Visible Women

    Virginia Woolf’s best quotes on love, literature and feminism

    Revisiting the iconic writer’s words of wisdom on her 136th birthday

    Posted by
    Moya Crockett
    Published
  • Visible Women

    Forgotten Women: The proto-feminist playwright and wartime spy

    In the first of a new series, we take a look at the life of groundbreaking 17th century writer Aphra Behn.

    Posted by
    Anna-Marie Crowhurst
    Published
  • Food

    10 cocktail recipes inspired by iconic women authors

    Intoxicating recipes and feminist literary history: a winning combination.

    Posted by
    Moya Crockett
    Published
  • Books

    An eight-year-old has written a bestseller about her annoying brother

    "Well, he's a little downright annoying," said Nia Mya

    Posted by
    Jasmine Andersson
    Published
  • People

    Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie responds to transphobia accusations

    The author has been criticised for comments she made about transgender women.

    Posted by
    Moya Crockett
    Published
  • People

    Famed food critic AA Gill on why cancer prompted him to propose

    He asked his partner to marry him after 23 years together.

    Posted by
    Moya Crockett
    Published