Category romance and feminism

Should there be a “Great Sex Writing” award?

Vice’s Broadly has a piece about the Literary Review’s annual Bad Sex in Fiction award, which includes the remarkable tidbit that another literary magazine is considering a GOOD sex writing award: This year The Erotic Review, another U.K. literary review magazine, said they would start a good sex award, an initiative that various reviews and critics […]

want more female protagonists? read romance.

Jo Eberhardt writes at WriterUnboxed about the “trouble with female protagonists” – spoiler: the trouble is “There aren’t enough of them.” Indeed, even though she had made a concerted effort to include books with girl heroes in her sons’ collection, when she actually made an inventory, she found that just 27% of them had girls […]