Margaret Cavendish

Today’s post is a two-fer. Two-for-one. Margaret Cavendish is listed on my 2017 reading project, and this is Women’s History Month, so what better way to celebrate her life and work? You know the saying “well behaved women rarely make history?” Margaret’s life and work prove that that expression is not without merit. Despite having…

Min Jin Lee

After two days of skipping out on my devotion to Women’s History Month, I’ve decided to return with an entry about the deeply moving novel I just finished and its’ brilliant author. Pachinko was my February Book of the Month Club selection, and I’m patting myself on the back for picking this baby out! There…

Dolly Parton

My fourth installment in my tribute to Women’s History Month is the mesmerizing Dolly Parton. Facts about Dolly are widely available, so this is just a quickie post to tell the world what I love about her.

Recommended Reading: Women’s History Month Edition

In honor of March being Women’s History month I have made it my mission to post about one woman per day. I’m posting about a variety of women, women who are brave or admirable. Women who in some measure make the world a better place to be. However, I have also decided to put together a Women’s History Month reading list. It’s short, but Women’s History Month is only 31 days long.  Here are a few of my favorite books that have been written by women that explore the idea of what it means to be a woman. All of…

Joy Harjo

Today, on the second of March, I’m featuring Joy Harjo as part of my tribute to Women’s History Month.

Bette Midler, Did I Ever Tell You You’re My Hero?

March is Women’s History month. To celebrate, I will publish one post featuring a strong, brave, or otherwise admirable woman per day. I’m getting the ball rolling with a profile of one of my life long heroes and one incredible, divine performer, Bette Midler. 

2017 Reading Project: Aemilia Lanyer

What perfect timing for the first installment of my 2017 reading project! In case you’ve missed it my overall reading project focuses on influential women writers. Starting with a focus on the Brits, then branching out into the rootin’ tootin’ authoresses of the new world (very probably next year.) Kicking off my reading project with the first lady on my list, the notable poet and early feminist, Aemilia Lanyer.

The Ways in which Taylor Swift is Every Woman

I know that it isn’t her style, but Tay should strongly consider covering Whitney Houston’s I’m Every Woman, because it’s all in her. Whoa, that sounded like a dick joke. It wasn’t. I’m just implying that although she is widely adored and equally as hated, Taylor Swift never quite gets the credit she deserves. Let me count the ways in which T-Swizzle is amaze-dizzle. P.s. Taylor, if you’re reading this, I REALLY want to be your best friend.