The History Quill, a wonderful website I stumbled across a few years ago, is hosting its first ever conference the first week of February 2022. It will be all virtual of course, not really because of the pandemic but because participants will be from all over the world.
Why I love Iceland's tradition of the Christmas Book Flood.
I recently had the pleasure of recording an episode of Feminist, Fiftyish, and Fabulous on station CJSF 90.1 FM out of Vancouver with lovely host Robin Eriksson. To listen, just click here. Thank you for having me on, and thank you for listening!
Banned Books Week this year runs from September 26 through October 2, 2021. Interestingly the American Library Association suggests we "celebrate" this week. I'm not sure if "celebrate" is the correct word, but certainly it's a good time for me - as both a writer and a reader - to assert publicly my commitment to … Continue reading It’s Banned Books Week: Why I support unfettered freedom of speech
End of summer, in which I share some of my recent favourites, particularly in the realm of historical women's fiction.
A review of Paris in Ruins and a Q&A with the author M.K. Tod, who also writes the A Writer of History blog.
Gift suggestions for a Covid holiday season. Merry Christmas, Happy Channukah, and stay safe!