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"A Lady" and Five More Female Authors with Pen Names

Sometimes the names of great authors are veiled, missing, or falsified — especially if they belong to women. Jane Austen used the coy pen name "A Lad... Read More »

This Publisher Will Only Release Books By Women Writers for a Year

This Publisher Will Only Release Books By Women Writers for a Year

Writer Kamila Shamsie made a call-to-action in the Guardian urging for fellow female writers to have their voices heard. She proposed that 2018 would... Read More »

The Luckiest Girl Alive Spills Her Success Secrets

The Luckiest Girl Alive Spills Her Success Secrets

Need a summer read? We’ve got you. In fact, you should probably just clear your schedule. Because once you start "Luckiest Girl Alive," Je... Read More »

7 Things You Should Know About Nellie Bly

7 Things You Should Know About Nellie Bly

If you happened to miss Tuesday's Google Doodle celebrating Nellie Bly's birthday, we've got you covered.  Known in history as a trailblazing female... Read More »