Welcome to WFWA's Women's Fiction Day and the Author Tour!

Your next favorite book and author is here

What is Women’s Fiction Day?

Women’s Fiction Day was established by WFWA in 2019 to celebrate the authors, stories, readers, bookstores, and fans of the women’s fiction genre.

Read the press release >

For Writers

Whether you write women’s fiction that delves into family dynamics, female friendships, job challenges, or long-buried secrets, or you write lighter reads or denser narratives, WFWA wants to promote you and your fabulous books.

Here’s How to Celebrate

Get Involved

When available, download our Women’s Fiction Day toolkit for how you can host your own events, get involved in the social conversation and more. Here's a video with Paulette Stout explaining how to use the toolkit.

Enter the Women's Fiction Day Author Giveaways

Visit and explore these author websites to enter for a chance to receive a free book, audio download, and more. Each author has something unique. Sign-up for author newsletters, check out their list of books, and discover your next favorite authors and books. Check it out >


When available, download the Women’s Fiction Day logo and promote the day your way. Use your website, create a promotion with your author friends, discuss favorite books, and more through your social media. Direct people to the WFWA page where they can explore the author tour and win some great books.

Use the following hashtags. Like and share posts.


Women’s Fiction Day 2023 Live Events and Podcasts Scheduled

Monday, June 5, 2023

Kimberly Packard, Host, IG Live, https://www.instagram.com/kimberlypackard/ 1:00 p.m. ET
Paulette Stout, Host, TikTok Live/Solo, https://www.tiktok.com/@paulettestoutauthor, 7:00 p.m. ET
The Author Express Podcast, Host Shawna Rodrigues, guest Jen Craven, https://www.author-express.captivate.fm/episode/jen, 8:00 a.m. ET

Tuesday, June 6, 2023

Kathleen M. Basi, Host, Nicole Baart, guest, IG Live, https://www.instagram.com/kathleenbasi/, 1:00 p.m. ET

Wednesday, June 7, 2023

The Best of Women’s Fiction Podcast, Lainey Cameron, host, with guests Charlotte Dune, Maggie Smith, Paulette Stout, and Kathryn Dodson. https://www.BestofWomensFiction.com or on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, and YouTube. 6:00 a.m. ET.

Podcast topic: The changing landscape of women’s fiction.
Guests: Kerry Chaput and Maggie Giles
Host: Sayword B. Eller
Episode will be live Wednesday, June 7, 2023 at 8:00 AM ET at https://saywordbeller.com/podcast
About This Writing Thing episodes are also available on Podbean, Apple Podcasts, Spotify, Amazon Music, and iHeart Radio

Kyle Ann Robertson, FB Live, Host, with guest Kelly Elizabeth Huston, https://www.facebook.com/kyleann.robertson, 12:00 p.m. ET
Make Meaning Podcast, Lynne Golodner, Host, with guests Elizabeth Gowing and Merle Saferstein, https://www.makemeaning.org/podcast/announcing-scotia-road-books, or on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, and YouTube. 6:00 a.m. ET

Thursday, June 8, 2023 WOMEN’S FICTION DAY

Hear Us Roar, Host Maggie Smith, with guests Laura Drake, Orly Konig, and Kerry Lonsdale—three of WFWA’s original founders, 9:00 a.m. ET
Self-Publishing Insiders with Draft2Digital, Host Mark Leslie Lefevbre, with guest Paulette Stout, https://www.youtube.com/@Draft2Digital/streams, on YouTube live at 1:00 p.m. ET, on Apple Podcasts and YouTube afterwardsl
Tamara Merrill, FB Live, https://www.facebook.com/TamaraMerrillAuthor/ 4:00 p.m. ET

Friday, June 9, 2023

Authors Over 50 Podcast, Special Edition Women’s Fiction Day Episode, Host Julia Brewer Daily, guest Women’s Fiction author Paulette Stout, https://www.juliadaily.com or on Apple, Spotify, Google, or YouTube. 7:00 a.m. ET
Author Express, IG Live, Shawna Rodrigues, Host, with guest Monica Cox, https://www.instagram.com/authorexpresspodcast/, 3:00 p.m. ET

Monday, June 12, 2023

Launch Pad Special Edition, FB Live, Grace Sammon, host, with guests Erika Lance, Katharine Herndon, Natalie Obando, and Mary Sheriff, https://www.facebook.com/groups/bookish.road.trip, 1:00 ET. After the Live, it will air on Authors on the Air Global Radio Network.

Tuesday, June 23, 2023

Make Meaning Podcast, Lynne Golodner, Host, with guest Annie Cathryn, https://www.makemeaning.org/podcast/annie-cathryn, or on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, and YouTube. 6:00 a.m. ET