Uncover the little-known tale of Vulcana - the Welsh strongwoman who blazed a trail for female bodybuilders in the Victorian era - in this warm, lyrical biography by Rebecca F. John.
Spring’s Green Shadow’s focus on women’s emancipation lends contemporary relevance to scenes from a century past, in what remains a magnificent read.
With 20 short stories featuring everything from an avenging gorgon to a little girl impaling the schoolyard bully on a spike, there is enough crime on display in Cast A Long Shadow to make even Wind Street at closing time look quiet.
“I wanted Fantine to save herself, for better or worse” – writer REBECCA F. JOHN on reclaiming LES MISERABLES from the male gaze
With her latest novel Fannie, an ingenious spin on Les Misérables’ tragic Fantine, getting glowing reviews, Joshua Rees spoke to tireless south Wales writer Rebecca F. John.
Fannie, a femininst reimagning of the tragic Les Miserables heroine Fantine, is as earthy and lyrical as you'd expect from novelist Rebecca F. John.
Rediscovered classics A Ray of Darkness and Nightingale Silenced provide a good chance for unfamiliar readers to get to know revived Welsh writer Margiad Evans better.
In a decade often viewed through orange and brown-tinted glasses, Painting The Beauty Queens Orange refutes the idea of a beige tapestry of women’s lives.