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
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[FBC9] Maraya’s review of A Lady’s Guide to Selling Out by Sally Franson

In this episode, Feminist Book Club intern Maraya King makes her debut on the podcast with her review of the book A Lady’s Guide to Selling Out by fellow University of Minnesota Gopher Sally Franson. Get the book: A Lady’s Guide to Selling Out by Sally Franson from The Dial Press (2018) Follow Maraya on Instagram: @marayaking   — …

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Erin Tillman, The Consent Guidebook
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[FBC 7] Erin Tillman, author of The Consent Guidebook

“Everyone has fatigue over these conversations even through it’s an important conversation to have, so how can we make it a little more fun and lighthearted?” – Erin Tillman This episode is brought to you in collaboration with Flip ’em the Bird. The Dating Advice Girl, Erin Tillman, is an inclusive Dating Empowerment Coach, Certified NLP …

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[FBC6] Kelly Reynolds, host of the Boobies & Noobies podcast

“I don’t know a genre that’s better suited to show strong female characters who get everything they want.” – Kelly Reynolds This episode is brought to you in collaboration with Thumbs Cookies. Our guest this week is Kelly Reynolds, host of Boobies & Noobies, a podcast that asks novice romance readers to think outside the …

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[FBC5] Heidi Mastrogiovanni, author of Lala Pettibone: Standing Room Only

“You know what? I’m 61. I’m not going to put up with a lot of shit anymore.” – Heidi Mastrogiovanni This episode is brought to you in collaboration with Beer Choir Twin Cities’ Galentine’s Day fundraiser for Voices of Hope.   Today’s interview features Heidi Mastrogiovanni, the author of Lala Pettibone: Standing Room Only. Her two …

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[FBC4] Megan Lindsay Brown, co-editor of Microcelebrity Around the Globe: Approaches to Cultures of Internet Fame

“The real purpose of these case studies is to remind everyone that cultural context really defines how anything is lived on the internet.” – Dr. Megan Lindsay Brown This episode is brought to you in collaboration with Sprinkles and Confetti. Today’s featured interview is with Dr. Megan Lindsay Brown. Along with Dr. Crystal Abidin, she is …

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[FBC3] Soraya Chemaly, author of Rage Becomes Her: The Power of Women’s Anger

“Our anger has all this information, it has all this expertise, it has all this experience and we should respect it in ourselves and in other women.” – Soraya Chemaly This episode is brought to you in collaboration with Fast Mary’s. Today’s featured interview is with Soraya Chemaly. She is the author of Rage Becomes …

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Cristen and Caroline, Unladylike
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[FBC2] Cristen Conger and Caroline Ervin, authors of Unladylike: A Field Guide to Smashing the Patriarchy and Claiming Your Space

“For white feminists, it’s imperative to really focus on and take responsibility for the role that race plays in feminism and equality or rather, inequality.” – Cristen Conger This episode is brought to you in collaboration with Smitten Kitten. Cristen Conger and Caroline Ervin are the Atlanta-based, journalistically trained, research-addicted hosts of the podcast Unladylike and the cofounders …

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August McLaughlin author of Girl Boner
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[FBC1] August McLaughlin, author of Girl Boner: The Good Girl’s Guide to Sexual Empowerment

“It was through embracing my sexuality and then cultivating healing in my own life and discovering who I am that artistry blossomed.” – August McLaughlin This episode is brought to you in collaboration with Siena Soap Company. Welcome to the brand new Feminist Book Club: The Podcast! Today’s episode is an introduction to the podcast and an …

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