My new historical novel set in Renaissance Italy, The Virgins of Venice, is available for preorder now! Perhaps a gift for the reader, history lover, Italophile, or future Venice traveler on your holiday list?
I'm thrilled with The Virgins of Venice's beautiful cover! What do you think?
Ten books I've read over the last nine months and would highly recommend to keep your brain engaged and traveling, even if you don't set foot outside your hometown.
I am thrilled to officially announce that my new novel (and my first solo book), The Virgins of Venice, will be published by HarperCollins Canada in November 2022!
How can we make women of the past relatable to the modern-day reader in fiction? On Sunday February 6, 2022, Mary (M.K. Tod) and I discuss this very issue in our session Women in History at the The History Quill's Writers Convention 2022. You can access and download our presentation right here: women-in-history-gina-buonaguro-and-mk-tod-1-1Download We discuss … Continue reading Women in history: Balance between past and present
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.