Story Time Sunday special edition, 12/28/14 – my favorite feminist fictions of 2014

Stephanie Barbé Hammer @ Magically Real

courtesy Ellie Partovi. courtesy Ellie Partovi.

Friends – I just finished reading Dana Johnson’s novel Elsewhere, California. You have to read it. It’s generous, funny, sad, and heroic. If you are a writer who wants to write about race and class, you need to read this book. If you are a writer who wants to write about women artists, you need to read this book. If you are a writer who wants to write about California and/or the South, you have to read this book.

Here are some other favorites that I recommend to my writer friends:

SarahVanArsdale25371587124TRecently I read Sarah Van Arsdale‘s novel Toward Amnesia. It’s worrisome, lyrical, and totally gorgeous. If you are a writer wanting to figure out how to write a completely exciting novel that’s a meditation – you need to read this book. If you’re a writer trying to figure out how to write about…

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