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Laura Hankin

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Laura Hankin, author of A Special Place for Women

The Best of Women's Fiction

Just released on paperback, and already in TV development, A Special Place for Women, tells the story of a New York City club where only the most important women receive an invitation. But one undercover reporter is about to infiltrate this female-run secret society and expose their secrets. Laura shares how she was inspired by  the experience of entering an exclusive all women’s club, plus fascinating insights on the process of developing the script for television. Find the show notes, the author's social media links, and the video version of this episode at www.BestofWomensFiction.com All books featured on the podcast are listed in The Best of Women's Fiction List at www.bookshop.org and amazon.com Lainey's author website: www.LaineyCameron.com


11 Jun 2022

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Ep. 254: Laura Hankin on How to Use Your Favorite Writing to Inspire Your Own

How Do You Write

Laura Hankin is the author of Happy & You Know It. She has written for publications like McSweeney's and HuffPost, while her musical comedy has been featured in The New York Times, The Washington Post, and Funny or Die. She splits her time between NYC, where she has performed off-Broadway and acted onscreen, and Washington D.C., where she has sung to far too many babies. A Special Place for Women is her most recent release. How Do You Write Podcast: Explore the processes of working writers with bestselling author Rachael Herron. Want tips on how to write the book you long to finish? Here you'll gain insight from other writers on how to get in the chair, tricks to stay in it, and inspiration to get your own words flowing. Join Rachael's Slack channel, Onward Writers! Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.


21 Aug 2021

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Princeton 2010 "TigerZone" Episode 10: Laura Hankin

Princeton 2010 "TigerZone"

Laura Hankin is the author of HAPPY & YOU KNOW IT and A SPECIAL PLACE FOR WOMEN, which she is currently developing for television. Her musical comedy has been featured in The Washington Post, Funny or Die, and more. She splits her time between New York City, where she has performed onscreen and off-Broadway, and Washington DC, where she once fell off a treadmill twice in one day.


8 Aug 2021

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Author Interview With Laura Hankin, Folllowed by the Guide to New Releases For the Week of June 15, 2021

Book Bistro

This episode begins with an author interview, Laura Hankin, is today's guest. Immediately following is your guide to new book releases coming out the week of June 15, 2021 For more information on the titles mentioned in this podcast, pleas visit: https://www.facebook.com/BookBistroPodcast/ You can always contact the Book Bistro team by searching @BookBistroPodcast on facebook, or visiting: https://www.facebook.com/BookBistroPodcast/ You can also send an email to: TheBookBistroPodcast@gmail.com For more information on the podcast and the team behind it, please visit: http://anchor.fm/book-bistro


15 Jun 2021

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Thoughts from a Page Podcast

Laura and I discuss A Special Place for Women, how she loves the fake dating trope, exploring what happens when activism becomes performative instead of genuine, what her writing process look like, her COVID-19 book release video, and much more.Laura’s recommended reads are: The Final Revival of Opal and Nev by Dawnie Walton People We Meet on Vacation by Emily Henry Support or sponsor an episode of the podcast here.  If you enjoyed this episode and want to listen to more episodes, try Katherine St. John, Steven Rowley, Bianca Marais, and Hala Alyan.A Special Place for Women can be purchased at the Conversations from a Page Bookshop storefront.      Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices


4 Jun 2021

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Laura Hankin On Female Power & A Special Place For Women

Writer, Writer, Pants On Fire

Today's guest is Laura Hankin, author of A Special Place for Women. Laura joined me today to talk about female power and how it plays out among women, as well as the idea that "women can't be funny." Read the Transcript Support the Podcast Follow on Facebook Links for Laura: Site Twitter Instagram Ad Links: PubSite Military True Crime Addict Komuso - Save 15% with code WRITER! Shadowed Stars Formulate - Use Code WRITER @ Checkout For FREE 2nd Order!


2 Jun 2021

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Books and the City

We hope you're ready for a fascinating, fun author interview with the one and only Laura Hankin! Laura's newest book, A Special Place for Women, is a genre-bending take on a fictional (but perhaps familiar) all-female workspace called Nevertheless. It delves into white feminism and proclaimed "inclusive spaces," and it even gets a bit witchy! So you can expect a juicy conversation about the real world parallels to Nevertheless, Laura's inspiration for this book, her writing process, and what she has coming down the pipeline (spoiler: it sounds AMAZING). Also! If you enjoy this interview, you might want to stay tuned for an upcoming episode… 😉  We hope you enjoy this interview! Feel free to send us a note about Laura’s books or anything else at booksandthecitypod@gmail.com. ------------------------> A Special Place for Women by Laura Hankin: https://www.penguinrandomhouse.com/books/608156/a-special-place-for-women-by-laura-hankin/ Happy and You Know It by Laura Hankin: https://www.penguinrandomhouse.com/books/608155/happy-and-you-know-it-by-laura-hankin/ Laura's currently reading: Dial A for Aunties by Jessie Q. Sutanto: https://www.penguinrandomhouse.com/books/667815/dial-a-for-aunties-by-jesse-q-sutanto/ Find Laura online at: https://www.laurahankin.com/ or on Instagram at: https://instagram.com/laurahankin Music by EpidemicSound, logo art by @niczollos


24 May 2021

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Ep. 124 Seeing Psychics With Laura Hankin

The Inside Flap

Today we’re joined by author Laura Hankin for a chat about her latest novel A Special Place for Women, the secret world of exclusive women’s clubs, why she downloaded an astrology app and went to a psychic, what it means to be a “girlboss,” and the reason why she had to hold a pillow over her stomach while recording … Continue reading Ep. 124 Seeing Psychics With Laura Hankin

1hr 20mins

12 May 2021

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Laura Hankin, author of the comedic novels A SPECIAL PLACE FOR WOMEN and HAPPY AND YOU KNOW IT

Books Connect Us

Laura Hankin is a comedian, musician, and author of HAPPY AND YOU KNOW IT. Her latest novel is A SPECIAL PLACE FOR WOMEN, which takes a comedic look at an exclusive, women-only social club where the elite tastemakers of NYC meet. The deeper our protagonist gets into this new world—where billionaire “girlbosses” mingle with occult-obsessed Bohemians—the more she learns that bad things happen to those who dare to question the club’s motives—or giggle at its outlandish rituals. Now let's join Pat Stango in conversation with Laura Hankin.


6 May 2021

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91: Laura Hankin, author of Happy and You Know It

Feminist Book Club: The Podcast

"A lot of times women’s stories are automatically tagged as chick lit. But if you read the same kind of story about a man, it would be heralded as literature. There’s not really men’s fiction or dude lit." - Laura Hankin Laura Hankin has written for McSweeney’s and HuffPost, among other publications. The viral videos that she creates and stars in with her comedy duo, Feminarchy, have been featured in Now This, The New York Times, and Funny or Die. She grew up in Washington, D.C., attended Princeton University, and now lives in New York City, where she has performed off-Broadway, acted onscreen, and sung to far too many babies. Click to purchase HAPPY AND YOU KNOW IT by Laura Hankin from our Bookshop.org site. Connect with Laura on her website, Twitter, or Instagram. Check out Laura's comedy project FEMINARCHY here. Laura's book recommendations: Beach Read by Emily Henry Such a Fun Age by Kiley Reid Shop all our authors' books and book recommendations on our Bookshop.org page! -- We donate 5% of all our sales to a different feminist organization each month. Our August charity is The Loveland Foundation. Get $5 off your Feminist Book Club Box with the code PODCAST at feministbookclub.com/shop. Our August book of the month is HOOD FEMINISM: NOTES FROM THE WOMEN THAT A MOVEMENT FORGOT by Mikki Kendall.   --   Website: http://www.feministbookclub.com Instagram: @feministbookclubbox Twitter: @fmnstbookclub Facebook: /feministbookclubbox Pinterest: feministbookclub Goodreads: Renee // Feminist Book Club Box and Podcast Email newsletter: http://bit.ly/FBCemailupdates Bookshop.org shop: Feminist Book Club Bookshop -- This podcast is produced on the native land of the Dakota and Ojibwe peoples. Logo and web design by Shatterboxx  Editing support from Phalin Oliver Original music by @iam.onyxrose


30 Jul 2020