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: feminist thrillers, contemporary literary fiction, short stories, and anything that might be described as "irreverent"
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Flavor the Resistance with Overseasoned

Calling all feminist foodies! We’d like to introduce you to our friends at Overseasoned. Overseasoned is a collection of bold apparel and kitchen accessories that flavor the resistance. The shop features tea towels, tote bags, aprons, t-shirts, sweatshirts and baby onesies. The clever designs are inspired by the resistance movement and the colorful, tasty culinary

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Podcast Shownotes, Social Justice

Social Stance vs. Social Bullying with Marsha Molinari

Simha Haddad and Marsha Molinari discuss the power behind social media platforms and the serious repercussions that come with misusing that power. Citing a recent incident in which a prominent celebrity used her platform to propel a false narrative, they delve into both the harm and the good that can come from a simple social

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Author Interview, Blog, Podcast Shownotes

Ukrainian Identity & Russian Accountability with Iuliia Mendel, former Press Secretary of Ukraine

Natalia takes a quick break from maternity leave to talk to the inimitable and delightful Iuliia Mendel, former Ukraine Press Secretary and author of The Fight for Our Lives: My Time with Zelenskyy, Ukraine’s Battle for Democracy, and What It Means for the World. They talk about Ukrainian identity, Russian accountability, and how (maybe?) millennials

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Author Interview, Blog, Book Reviews, Bookish Life, Podcast Shownotes

Best New Releases + Women in Music with Dr. Susan Rogers

Do you ever get to the end of the year and wish you had read just a few more new releases? Sally’s here to help! She’s read over 50 releases from 2022 and has sifted through her reviews to pull out her top five new releases (so far). Then, in honor of our Women in

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Author Interview, Blog, Podcast Shownotes

Double Header: Tess Gunty and Jamie Brenner

In this double header, Renee discusses “dying” post-industrial rust belt cities with Tess Gunty, author of The Rabbit Hutch. Tess and Renee share a hometown, so they chat about the misconceptions of these towns and how Tess depicted a similar setting in her debut novel. Then Ashley chats with Jamie Brenner, who just released Gilt

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Blog, Bookish Life, Podcast Shownotes

Who’s the Siren and Who’s the Muse? + Self Publishing with Reilly Vore

Sometimes a recently released book is so good that multiple people need to get in on the discussion. In this episode Lillie, Mariquita, and Rah discuss the book, Sirens & Muses by Antonia Angress that was released July 12, 2022 and takes place during the deep recession and Occupy Wallstreet movement in 2011 at a

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Author Interview, Book Reviews, Bookish Life, Podcast Shownotes

Non-Fiction Graphic Novels with Sally + A Seat at the Radical Queer Dinner Party

Graphic memoirs get a lot of love – as well they should! Still, there are other non-fiction graphic novels that deserve love too. Sally shares some of her faves and why she loves this format so much. Stick around for an interview with Annie Krabbenschmidt and hear about their recently released memoir, Fred: An Unbecoming

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Author Interview, Blog, Podcast Shownotes

How Comedy Helps Us Cope with Laura Chinn

What is the purpose of comedy? Ashley interviewed Laura Chinn about her memoir, ACNE. Ashley asked Laura about writing about acne as the anchor of experiences for her memoir, comedy’s purpose, how she cared for herself while writing about her childhood, writing about being biracial, and reflecting about death and its aftermath. Preorder Acne: A

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Author Interview, Blog, Bookish Life, Podcast Shownotes

Refresh Your Reading Goals + Exploring the Hidden History of Adoption pre-Roe v. Wade

It’s a two part episode! We’re about halfway through the year and we want to know: how’s your reading life going? Are you on track to hit your reading goals, or is it time to switch things up? Sally goes through some of her reading goals and shares what she’s focusing on for the rest

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