Her Own Words is a podcast sharing the words and stories of women, hosted by the team behind Dear Damsels – featuring discussions on monthly themes, recommendations and an update on all things DD.
Ep 11: What She’s Having – a food writing special
An episode dedicated entirely to food and writing about food – what's not to love? Featuring the voices of our sixteen writers and exclusive readings from What She's Having, this is our favourite (and tastiest) episode of the podcast yet.
Ep 10: SHIFT + creative lessons from 2020
The end of the year is drawing near and this episode we're talking about our latest theme, SHIFT, as well as looking at the lessons about creativity we can take away from a difficult year.
Ep 9: HOPE + the power of poetry
What does it mean to be hopeful? This episode we're talking about finding hope and letting it go and sharing some beautiful writing on the subject. We also catch up with author Lucy Cuthew and, to celebrate National Poetry Day, we're talking about the power (and pitfalls) of poetry.
Ep 8: CONNECTION + the importance of feedback
Being apart doesn't mean we have to be alone – catch up on our conversation about CONNECTION, as we share our favourite pieces of writing in response to our summer theme. We're also talking about creativity, feedback and why it's so important to share your work.
Ep 7: NATURE + Black voices in publishing
Step into the great outdoors with us as we discuss your words and stories on our latest theme, NATURE. We're also discussing Black voices and racism in publishing and literature, and we welcome digital lit mag clavmag onto the podcast.
Ep 6: OPEN + Finding Creativity and Comfort in Isolation
In this episode, we take a deep dive into our first theme of 2020, OPEN, talk about new strands of our collective, and the strange situation we all find ourselves in. In the most challenging times, writing, and art, is always there for us, and we discuss some of the things giving us comfort.