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What Is The Baileys Women’s Prize for Fiction?

Founded in 1996, the Women’s Prize for Fiction is described as “the UK’s most prestigious annual book award for fiction written by a woman.” Formerly sponsored by Orange from 1996-2012, the prize has currently taken the sponsor name of Baileys Women’s Prize for Fiction. The award is open to international female authors of an original… Continue reading What Is The Baileys Women’s Prize for Fiction?

Culture

10 Black Writers You Should Read

As Black History Month comes to a close, it’s important that we continue to celebrate and support blackness. In the literary world, black authors have made and continue to make wonderful contributions. As a result, we have collected up a few amazing black authors, from a variety of genres, whom we have enjoyed reading in… Continue reading 10 Black Writers You Should Read

Perspectives

Podcast: Introduction to Spectra and Feminism

In our introductory podcast, Amanda, Adiba, Katia, Charlot, and Ciannait discuss how they started Spectra, and their hopes for it. They also discuss feminism in general, and how it has affected their life. You can follow the podcast on itunes or stitcher. Links Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie’s TedTalk and her book. photo credit: Johnny Silvercloud Fearing Diversity via… Continue reading Podcast: Introduction to Spectra and Feminism