Barbara Gowdy and Margaret Atwood both feature strong female characters in their books. If you have a question for them on how they portray women in society, or on other themes in Gowdy’s novel The White Bone – Margaret Atwood’s pick for the first Globe Book Club for subscribers – please post them in the Comments here. We’ll gather a selection of your questions and publish the authors’ responses soon. You can also send your questions to firstname.lastname@example.org. On May 24, Margaret Atwood and Barbara Gowdy will appear in conversation at The Globe and Mail Centre in Toronto at a free event for subscribers.