Renee Powers founded Feminist Book Club in 2018 to provide a space for intersectional feminists to learn, grow, and connect. When not reading or running the biz, you can find her drinking coffee and trying unsuccessfully to teach her retired racing greyhound how to fetch. Favorite genres: memoir, contemporary literary fiction, short stories

Renee Powers

Renee Powers founded Feminist Book Club in 2018 to provide a space for intersectional feminists to learn, grow, and connect. When not reading or running the biz, you can find her drinking coffee and trying unsuccessfully to teach her retired racing greyhound how to fetch. Favorite genres: memoir, contemporary literary fiction, short stories

Blog, Podcast Shownotes, Social Justice

Environmental Justice and Financial Literacy with Natalia

It’s double Natalia, double the fun this week. First she’s giving you Environmental Justice 101, but make it podcast friendly. What does environmental justice mean? Why does it have to do with environmental racism? How is Martin Luther King, Jr. involved? Will Natalia ever learn to spell “environmental” without using spell check? Then she interviews …

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Blog, Podcast Shownotes

We. Contain. Multitudes. An interview with Morgan Jerkins

Natalia interviews Morgan Jerkins about her first fiction novel Caul Baby out April 6th. Caul Baby illuminates the search for familial connection, how to hold tight to your community, the enduring power of tradition, and the dark corners of the human heart. Two enthusiastic thumbs up both for the book, and the conversation. Follow Morgan: …

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Podcast Shownotes

Women’s History Spotlight: Las Adelitas and Florence Howe with Mariquita and Renee

Renee and Mariquita talk about some lesser discussed women from history, Las Soldaderas (or Las Adelitas) from the Mexican Revolution and Florence Howe, the founder of the Feminist Press and considered to be the mother of Women’s Studies as an academic discipline. Mariquita breaks down the contributions made by the soldaderas in an effort to …

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Blog, Book Reviews, Podcast Shownotes

Niba discusses inclusivity in fiction and Mariquita reviews My Soul Looks Back

If a fantasy or scifi universe has wizards, aliens, fairies, spaceships, or whatever fictional element in it, can’t it also have dark skinned or nonbinary or queer characters in it? Niba guides us through arguments for and against inclusivity in fiction, as well as how writers can incorporate diversity if they themselves have not lived …

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Podcast Shownotes

The Whiteness of Food Media with Natalia and Mariquita

Mariquita takes us through the data of the food media world and how marginalized voices are depressingly underrepresented. Natalia talks you through colonialism in food – and discussions about authenticity that made her grow. Finally, they end with some ways to walk the walk and cookbook recommendations! Follow and support today’s hosts: Natalia: Instagram // …

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Podcast Shownotes

Introducing our FBC Podcasters!

Feminist Book Club: The Podcast got a bit of a makeover this week! Introducing our new podcast contributors: Renee – @feministbookclubbox or @bellerenee on Instagram Lucy – @lucygraceeee on Instagram and Twitter Phalin – @phalinoliver on Instagram and TikTok Natalia – @stitchcraftnwizardry on Instagram, @natsanpol or @fmnstbookclub on Twitter Christine – @readingismagical and @loyaltybooks on …

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