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Access to Literature

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Studies show that publishing and literature is still awash with blatant gender bias, with women writers only leading in the Romance Novel genre. How do we tackle the assumptions of women’s literary output and celebrate the work of women writers across the board? This issue is systemic within our society with over 400,000 children recorded as not owning any books. How can we support children's access to literature and elevate the authorial voice of women?


Ellen Atlanta is a creative consultant and writer for The Stack World, Restless Network, UN Women UK. She previously worked at Dazed Beauty and Milk Makeup, and completed an Mst in Creative Writing at Cambridge University.


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READ_First You Write A Sentence by Jo Moran get a copy here. Also available as an audiobook. READ_Reading Like `A Writer by Francine Prose. Get a copy here. READ_Forgotten Women Authors. Get a copy here. WATCH_Joan Didion: The Centre Will Not Hold watch on Netflix LISTEN_Beautiful Writers Podcast. Listen here. ARTICLE_How to Become A Writer? Start Writing. - The New York Times. Audio option available. ARTICLE_The Middle of Things: Advice For Young Writers. - The New Yorker ARTICLE_”So You Want To Be A Writer” - The Stack ARTICLE_How A Writer Plans Her Day. - The Stack

Access to Literature

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Fri, 22 Oct 2117:15 - 01:15 UTC

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