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Bay Area Book Festival Podcast

Nov 7, 2017

 In today’s popular culture, “strong female lead” characters and “difficult women” are more common than ever before. How are women writers using popular fiction genres (mystery, sci-fi/fantasy, street lit, women’s fiction) to go beyond the “strong female lead” protagonists to share visions of feminist activism and social change? What role do race, class, nationality, sexual orientation, gender identity and ability play in the intersectional feminist landscapes of their stories?