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Bana al-Abed, the 7-Year-Old Syrian Refugee Who Has Shared Her Story On Social Media, Is Now Writing a Memoir

Bana al-Abed, the 7-year-old Syrian refugee who has been an outspoken advocate for Syrian people on social media, is now releasing a memoir about her experiences. Read More »

Former Seventeen Editor and Author Ann Shoket On "The Big Life," Sisterhood, and More

Since she was 16, Ann Shoket dreamed of moving to the Big Apple and becoming a writer — a future that made her then punk rock friend Jen "dubious." Read More »

Meet the College Student Who Learned to Code and Created an App Prioritizing Diversity

Kayla Thomas is a self-professed "nerdy black girl in high school" for her deep love of books. Read More »

Lilly Singh On Selena Gomez Gifting Her With Most Important Life Advice

Lilly Singh's book, "How to Be a Bawse: A Guide to Surviving Conquering Life" has 50 chapters, each revealing a lesson from people she's met and places she's traveled. Read More »

J.K. Rowling Wants You to Have the Advice She Never Had in Her Early Career

Most writers feel a sense of hardship at the beginning of their careers. One Twitter user has the advice J.K. Rowling said she wish she had in her early career: Read More »

Get to Know Author Megan Marshall and Her Life's Work Studying Women's Stories

Author Megan Marshall is no stranger to unearthing the stories of women. Most recently, Marshall studied five women over the last three decades and plans to share her findings in an event on Tuesday at the New York University's Center for the Study of Transformative Lives. Read More »

Lisa Dickey, Author of "Bears in the Streets," Talks Feminism, Writing, and More

Author Lisa Dickey's newest book, "Bears in the Streets," takes readers on a journey across Russia during three different time periods: 1995, 2005, and 2015. Read More »

Check Out How This Clever Bookstore Is Showcasing Female Authors

Tucked away in Cleveland, lies Loganberry Books, a bookstore that celebrated Women's History Month by turning all male-authored books in the fiction room backward. Read More »

One Woman Makes History With Epic Translation of This Literary Classic

Author and journalist Caroline Alexander has gained recognition for writing two bestsellers and writing for prominent publications such as The New Yorker and National Geographic. Read More »

WATCH: Gloria Steinem's Exclusive Livestream

Feminist icon and activist Gloria Steinem is slated to release her first book in more than 20 years. Read More »

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