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
From today's vantage point, duels truly seem stupid. So why did they occur so often?
End of summer, in which I share some of my recent favourites, particularly in the realm of historical women's fiction.
Lately there is a lot of talk about elections. In Canada, word on the street is that Justin Trudeau will call an election late summer or early fall. (I still don't fully understand the parliamentary system.) In the US, there is the usual partisan wrangling over voting rights - who gets to vote, where, when, … Continue reading Voting, Venetian style
I'm working on revising my new novel and am having trouble settling on a title. Thus, I need your help! Please take my poll to help me decide.