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March 11, 2018

Women and Words Overview 3-9 March 2018

Andi and Jove manage to hit all the right buttons this week and actually record the show. Jove tells mom stories and, you guys, she’s gonna be a grandma! Omg!!!! Help her think up traditions to commemorate the new arrival. Also, Andi loves Heather Blackmore’s dialogue and important things were learned about Venetian toilets.


3 Mar.: Women and Wordster Ann Etter joined us for a Reader’s Perspective with a discussion about books featuring different kinds of protagonists, including anti-heroes and women struggling with issues.

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4 Mar.: Author Heather Blackmore stopped by to talk about her latest release, It’s Not a Date, and to give us an excerpt.

  • Women and Words link HERE
  • Heather Blackmore’s website


6 Mar.: Author and Women and Wordster Penny Mickelbury had some thoughts about young people and how they’re doing amazing things and leading the charge for social and political change.

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  • Penny Mickelbury’s website


8 Mar.: Author and Women and Wordster Fiona Zedde discussed her experiences with Venetian toilets. Important things were learned.


9 Mar.: Women and Words Q&A with author, poet, and director Ji Strangeway, whose forthcoming work, Red and Blue, will soon be available.


Dirt Road Books will be at ClexaCon (5-9 April in Las Vegas); come say hi! And don’t forget the Dirt Road Books writing challenge, #mybook. Go to the site, pick a cover, write a book. Submit. You might just win a publishing contract. Speaking of ClexaCon, Andi and her Lez Geek Out! colleague Lise MacTague interviewed some of the directors/organizers. Check it out.