Karla J. Strand had an opportunity to speak with Sara Sinclair—editor of “How We Go Home: Voices From Indigenous North America”—about the book, its impact and the power of collective memory.
Each month, I provide Ms. readers with a list of new books being published by writers from historically underrepresented groups.
To all reading this, join me as we look toward the future with a renewed sense of hope, unity and power. Enjoy these 20 books, in solidarity.
A conversation between PEN award-winning playwright and TV writer Laura Marks and National Book Award finalist Carmen Maria Machado.
Both women have graphic novels from DC Comics out this fall. Women comic book writers are in the minority to begin with, and even more so in the horror genre.
Poet Laureate of Fresno, Calif., since 2019, Marisol Baca is the first woman, the first woman of color, and the first Chicano/Latinx poet to hold this appointment.
Descended from lifetimes of being forced to forget, Chicana/Latinx poet Marisol Baca works to remember what was lost long ago, writing stories that she grew up hearing from the women in her family.
In Susanne Althoff’s upcoming book, “Launching While Female: Smashing the System That Holds Women Entrepreneurs Back,” she investigates the gender gap in the business world.
Through interviews with women and nonbinary entrepreneurs, more than half of them BIPOC, “Launching While Female” explores how everything from better funding opportunities to access to mentors and eliminating the use of microaggressions will help their companies grow.
Every reporter reckons with the fact that chasing a certain story can make them a walking target and eventually put them in danger. For women journalists, this sort of a natural work-related risk is accompanied by enormous challenges and pressures strictly related to their gender.
Over 1,000 North American writers have come together to sign a letter expressing support for trans and non-binary people.
“To that end, we say: Non-binary people are non-binary, trans women are women, trans men are men, trans rights are human rights.”
Though female politicians have gained power and influence, they are still too often squeezed into constricting, one-dimensional, girl boss narratives. No more.
First-time author Caitlin Donohue’s “She Represents: 44 Women Who are Changing Politics… and the World,” recounts women who are influential in global politics yet have diversified beliefs, achievements and journeys.
“As every abortion restriction was put in place, as every reality of untested rape kits smashed into my heart, as I read the statistics on domestic violence, I became more adamant about women having a manifest destiny to free themselves, to find out what they can do to stop the horror show that is sexism. “
Soccer superstar Abby Wambach spoke with Ms. about the new young readers edition of her bestselling book, “Wolfpack.”