Dead Ladies – Very Much Alive!

You can complain about the sad fact that women and their achievements are underrepresented in mainstream media as well as school and university curricula and public events – or you can do something about it and initiate change. A team of three committed Berliners chose the latter and created “The […] Read more

#BritLitBerlin 2017: Diverse Voices, New Directions

On 26-28 January, the 32th British Council Literature Seminar opened its doors at the ever-inspiring Werkstatt der Kulturen (link). Seven authors and many seminar participants discussed the topic “Diverse Voices, New Directions”. This is the attempt of a summary plus links for further reading (at the end of the post). Read more

Representation of Women in the Literary Field – Can Blogs make a Difference?

On Wednesday, 14 September 2016, the German Women in Publishing – BücherFrauen e.V. – in Berlin invited their audience to discuss the opportunities that blogging offers in terms of participation and representation of women in the atmospheric Literaturhaus in Berlin. The two bloggers Zoë Beck (www.zoebeck.net and www.herlandnews.com) and Sabine […] Read more

Coming up: Event about Blogs and Women in Publishing (14.9.)

After a well-deserved summer break, we’re already planning the next reviews, articles and events – stay tuned for more details. Today, we’ll start with a short event notification about a literature blog event which is hosted by the Berlin BücherFrauen, the Women in Publishing, who were founded 26 years ago […] Read more