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Canadian author David Gilmour sparks furore over female writers Giller award nominee and University of Toronto professor says he won't teach books written by women or Chinese authors Gilmour Sparkly, Female Writers, Virginia Woolf, David Gilmour, Canadian Author, Sparkly Furor, Teaching Books, Books Written, Author David
Mary Wollstonecraft (1759-97) Writer, feminist and philosopher, first woman to articulate the gap between the rights of man and rights of women. In 1792 she wrote her book, A Vindication of the Rights of Woman, which is still a powerful tract today. Her daughter, of course, was Mary Shelley, the famous author of Frankenstein
Posed or not, most of the faces of these 50 celebrated authors reflect an intensity of thought as they immerse themselves in their work. You also get a sense of the environment in which they create. Their passion and dedication are the bonds that unite us all, great and not-so-great, past and future.
Heartbreakingly honest writer... “I write entirely to find out what I’m thinking, what I’m looking at, what I see and what it means. What I want and what I fear.” Joan Didion (born December 5, 1934) is an American author best known for her novels and her literary journalism.
19 Things Women Writers Are Sick Of Hearing. After my last talk, a man wishing for my plotting help first asked if I worked with stories led by a male protagonist's because I wrote all three Plot Whisperer books to women. (My answer: yes.)(oops! yes to working with male pov-driven stories. No to the white board question. I love men!)
Maria Popova of Brain Pickings found herself wondering about the sleep habits of some literary geniuses and worked with Wendy MacNaughton to illustrate them. How do your winks stack up to your favorite authors?