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TOP TWENTY BOOKS TO READ FOR FEMINIST BOOK FORTNIGHT

Posted on June 13 2018

Feminist Book Fortnight starts this weekend and we're celebrating with this fierce round up of some of our favourite feisty feminist and/or womanist poetry collections from recent months, in no particular order. Ranging from Sophie Collins' powerful debut Who is Mary Sue?, which tackles attitudes to women's writing, to Isn't Forever by Amy Key about the slipperiness of female selves; Girls Are Coming Out of the Woods, Tishani Doshi's battle cry for women to rise up against rape and violence, and Sinead Morrissey's exploration of the first female pilot.

Throughout Feminism Fortnight we're also offering 30% off the incredible PBS Spring Choice Who is Mary Sue? by Sophie Collins using the code FEMINISTFORTNIGHT. Take a look through this wide range of poetry by strong female poets below for further inspiration. PBS members can simply click on the link to get 25% off all book orders:

  1. Who is Mary Sue? - Sophie Collins - PBS Spring Choice (Faber)
  2. Venus as a Bear  -Vahni Capildeo - - PBS Summer Choice (Carcanet)
  3. On Balance - Sinead Morrissey - PBS Summer Choice (Carcanet)
  4. Girls Are Coming out of the Woods - Tishani Doshi - PBS Summer Recommendation (Bloodaxe)
  5. Ricantations - Loretta Collins Klobah - PBS Summer Recommendation (Peepal Tree)
  6. Joy - Sasha Dugdale - PBS Winter Choice (Carcanet)
  7. Mama Amazonica - Pascale Petit - PBS Autumn Choice ( Bloodaxe)
  8. Isn't Forever - Amy Key - PBS Summer Wild Card Choice (Bloodaxe)
  9. FAST - Jorie Graham - PBS Autumn Recommendation (Carcanet)
  10. Pamper Me to Hell and Back - Hera Lyndsey Bird - Poetry Business
  11. Best Friends Forever edited by Amy Key (Emma Press)
  12. Women’s Work edited by Eva Salzman and Amy Wack (Seren)
  13. Dirty Laundry by Deborah Alma (Nine Arches Press)
  14. All My Mad Mothers by Jacqueline Saphra (Nine Arches Press)
  15. Swims by Elizabeth-Jane Burnett (Penned in the Margins)
  16. You Sad Feminist by Megan Beech (Burning Eye Books)
  17. Paisley by Rakhshan Rizan (Emma Press)
  18. Now You Can Look by Julia Bird (Emma Press)
  19. The Art of Falling by Kim Moore (Seren)
  20. Giraffe by Bryony Littlefair (Seren) WINNER OF THE MSLEXIA PAMPHLET PRIZE 2017

Don't forget all NEW charter members also get a FREE limited edition copy of the feminist classic The World's Wife by Carol Ann Duffy, simply enter the code CAROLANNDUFFY at the checkout  here.

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