Announcement of the Kibble and Dobbie Awards longlist

Announcement of the Kibble and Dobbie Awards longlist

Today the long lists for the Kibble award, for a work by an established woman writer, and the Dobbie award, for the first published work by a woman writer, were released.  This is the first time in the awards’ 21-year history that a long list has been announced,...
WTF is ‘women’s fiction’?

WTF is ‘women’s fiction’?

Today’s guest post is by author Paddy O’Reilly. When Elizabeth Lhuede asked me to write about why I wouldn’t want my book classified as ‘women’s fiction,’ my first thought was that I don’t actually know what the classification ‘women’s fiction’ means. I...