In honour of International Women’s Day this year, we’re celebrating the incredible contributions by women to literature. From contemporary novels to short fiction, memoirs, and investigative nonfiction, women writers have left an indelible mark on the literary landscape.
One of IWD’s 2023 missions is to elevate the visilbility of women creatives, so in this post we’ll be highlighting some of Scribe’s recent books by women. Spanning different writing styles, genres, and themes, these are books that deserve a spot on everyone’s bookshelf.
Whether you’re a seasoned reader or just looking for your next great read, this list is sure to inspire and empower you.
The stories of remarkable women
As a publisher of serious nonfiction, Scribe has always sought out books that uncover histories and stories that beg to be shared — including numerous memoirs and biographies of women who have achieved incredible things.
Marking the publication of their first book, debuts are often an author’s first entry into the publishing world. Whether they’ve come from a different career background or are just beginning their writing career, there’s nothing quite like reading the very first book that an author has put out.
Bora Chung has written three novels and three collections of short…