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'Year of reading women' declared for 2014 Bias towards male writers - underlined in 2013 study - fuels drive to switch attention to female authors.
A sample of female-authored works in an effort to highlight quality literature produced by women
Comedy needs more female writers, says Veep's Armando Iannucci -- undervaluing or devaluing of women's creative output in the modern age
"Secondhand books are wild books, homeless books; they have come together in vast flocks of variegated feather, and have a charm which the domesticated volumes of the library lack." Virginia Woolf (1882-1941) Author
Doris Lessing in France in 1981
Buzzfeed presents 16 women writers at work (pictured: Doris Lessing).
Sylvia Plath: reflections on her legacy The Bell Jar was published less than a month before Sylvia Plath killed herself on 11 February 1963. To mark the 50th anniversary of her death, writers and poets reflect on what her work means to them