Tag Archives: Women’s History Month

Feminist Slam

Some of my favorite slam poetry fixes come from Button Poetry, founded in 2011 by Sam Cook and Sierra DeMulder, who were shortly joined by Rachele Cermak and Heidi Lear. They launched the first Button website and blog. Sierra DeMulder … Continue reading

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Bringing Women’s Stories to Life

For Women’s History Month this year, I’d like to highlight the way fiction can take a real person’s life and help fill in the gaps about what we historically know, using imagination in order to bring that person’s story back. … Continue reading

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Lady Librarians of Seattle

2016 marks the 125th anniversary of The Seattle Public Library. After it was adopted as a department of the city in 1890, the Library opened its first reading room in Pioneer Square on April 8, 1891. To honor this milestone, we … Continue reading

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Celebrate Rad American Women For Women’s History Month

In honor of Women’s History Month, I wanted to be sure all of you have read the amazing book published in 2015, Rad American Women A-Z by Kate Schatz. You may notice it’s shelved in the Children’s section, but don’t let that … Continue reading

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Just because Women’s History Month is over….

…doesn’t mean that you can’t go on reading about the heroines of our past!  I read a lot of non-fiction, and I can testify that it isn’t necessarily turgid and boring.  Many biographies and histories center around a gripping story … Continue reading

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Women in History: Fiction

Women’s History Month is almost over, but it’s never too late to read novels about times past and women who made history. The Daring Ladies of Lowell by Kate Alcott After trading the harsh life of farming for a textile … Continue reading

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Women risk takers: Beyond the Olympics

Watching the Olympics this last week, it’s not hard be awed by all of the athletes, and particularly for the women who have pushed for full participation in Olympic sports. Clearly risk takers, they and their predecessors have also redrawn … Continue reading

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