Thursday, January 11, 2024

Q&A with Katia Lief

From my Q&A with Katia Lief, author of Invisible Woman: A Novel:
How much work does your title do to take readers into the story?

The title Invisible Woman should instantly tell the reader a lot about the book. It clearly imparts a sentiment that we women often experience the world from behind a veil of invisibility, overlooked and silenced and unheard. Since the #MeToo and #TimesUp movements burst on the scene in 2018 and ripped the veil aside, we’ve at least been able to openly name the experience. The novel’s protagonist Joni peers back into her past through a newly focused lens and is surprised by what she sees. There’s also a hidden secret tucked into the title that...[read on]
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