Literary Witches: A Celebration of Magical Women Writers Read Online Free - Celebrate the witchiest women writers with beautiful illustrations and imaginative vignettes.
Literary Witches draws a connection between witches and visionary writers: both are figures of formidable creativity, empowerment, and general badassery. Through poetic portraits, Taisia Kitaiskaia and Katy Horan honor the witchy qualities of well-known and obscure authors alike, including Virginia Woolf, Mira Bai, Toni Morrison, Emily Dickinson, Octavia E. Butler, Sandra Cisneros, and many more.
Perfect for both book lovers and coven members, Literary Witches is a treasure and a source of inspiration. Kitaiskaia and Horan bring fresh insights on your most beloved authors, suggest enchanting new writers, and invite you to rediscover the magic of literature.
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October 14, 2017
Looking for the perfect Halloween gift for the nasty woman in your haunted house? Try "Literary Witches." It’s an enchanted anthology of 30 great female writers — from Anais Nin to Zora Neale Hurston. Each one is captured in a folkloric illustration by Katy Horan and then, on the facing page, ill...
December 06, 2017
Worth it for the art and reading recommendations though I wasn't enamored of the short, paragraph length mythic vingettes. Felt a touch onanistic to me.
November 23, 2017
a little indulgent but rather beautiful
January 02, 2018
Literary Witches: A Celebration of Magical Women Writers is beautiful, sensuous, and fun. It draws from the deep historical association between strong (dangerous) womanhood and witchcraft to portray a wide, diverse array of women authors as witches. Each author has a small bio accompanied by reco...
January 04, 2018
Such a beautiful and super cool little book. Stay witchy. 🖤
December 26, 2017
Oh my. WHAT A GIFT.
November 28, 2017
Poetic and absolutely spellbinding. This was one of those books that I both wanted to savor slowly and finish in one sitting. The illustrations and prose that accompany them are so inspiring. I have added so many books and poems to my TBR because of this book! Such a wonderful celebration of extr...
December 30, 2017
A weird, lovely little book filled with women writers both famous and not. The illustrations and the imaginative descriptions are entrancing. There were many writers I respected, some writers I wasn't familiar with, others whose name I know and want to read more of. The descriptions and suggested...
January 09, 2018
The foreward alone is worth the read. This quote on authors, pointed out by a coworker, is particularly striking: "Certainly they have much in common with witches: women who create things other than children are still considered dangerous by many." What follows is a lovely collection of female w...
November 25, 2017
I love that this book celebrates women writers - both mainstream and obscure. Fascinating read.