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Book Expo America: Panel on Feminism in Writing Today

Julie Otsuka; Francine Prose; Karen Russell

About the Program

The three acclaimed writers discuss the authors who passed feminism on to them and influenced how they write about women.  They also touch on the role of women in the publishing industry, and if the balance of power between genders has changed within their time in the publishing world.

About the Authors

Francine Prose

Novelist Francine Prose is author of the nonfiction New York Times bestseller Reading Like a Writer and Anne Frank: The Book, the Life, the Afterlife. 

Julie Otsuka

Julie Otsuka was a winner of the sixth annual Asian American Literary Award in 2003. One of Julie Otsuka's short stories was included in Scribner's Best of the Fiction Workshops 1998.

Karen Russell

Karen Russell is the 2005 recipient of the Transatlantic Review/Henfield Foundation Award.  Karen Russell's writing has appeared in Conjunctions, Granta, Zoetrope, Oxford American, and The New Yorker.


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Book Expo America: Panel on Feminism in Writing Today

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Past Airings

  • Monday, August 1st at 7am (ET)
  • Sunday, June 12th at 12:30am (ET)
  • Monday, May 30th at 2:30am (ET)
  • Sunday, May 29th at 2:30pm (ET)
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