Eggshell Skull: Breaking Down Barriers Beyond Reasonable Doubt

Eggshell Skull: Breaking Down Barriers Beyond Reasonable Doubt

By Georgia Nelson “How long can a secret lie dormant before it bursts up and out, unable to be contained?” The answer: too long.   In the era of #MeToo, Bri Lee’s Eggshell Skull provides a compelling, sometimes bleak, but much-needed insight into the realities of...

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Raging Gracefully: The Women Who Refuse To Be Quiet

Raging Gracefully: The Women Who Refuse To Be Quiet

by Georgia Nelson   Melodic, bold, the songs these Raging Grannies sing will never get old.   In a room at the back of First Churches in Northampton, a group of senior women gather in a circle of 15 chairs around two Moroccan floor rugs. A sign that reads...

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Feminist Writers Festival: What Are Your Legacy Texts?

Feminist Writers Festival: What Are Your Legacy Texts?

Our very first episode of the Feminist Writers Festival is out now and it’s all about Legacy Texts – the books that switched the panelists on to feminism, writing, reading or all three. If you haven’t caught the episode yet you can listen to it here   And here’s...

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A Part Of The Problem: White Writing Black

A Part Of The Problem: White Writing Black

The moment I realised I was just another white writer perpetuating the race problem. By Kel Butler   I have always considered myself a fairly socially progressive, equal minded individual, sensitive to minority issues across the many spectrums. I know that I am a...

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