REBLOG – Card Reveal: Women Writers Bingo

Reblogged from: Themis-Athena’s Garden of Books

There seems to be quite a bit of interest in this project, so I decided to reblog the original card reveal post.

I’ve also created a discussion thread in the bingo group:
http://booklikes.com/thread/3211/women-writers-bingo-reading-project

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Awogfli announced in this post, a few days ago, a “female authors challenge”, i.e., the intention to include more female writers in her literary intake as from 2018 on.  Others spontaneously signed on, and I promised to create a bingo card for those who want to track their reading progress that way.  So (drumroll) … here it is!

The authors featured in the card, from top left to bottom right:

W   Mary Wollstonecraft
K    Margery Kempe
R    J.K. Rowling
N    Anaïs Nin
Q    Anna Quindlen
G    Ursula Le Guin
O    Edna O‘Brien
E    George Eliot
B    The Brontë Sisters
V    Barbara Vine / Ruth Rendell
H    Hildegard of Bingen
P    Christine de Pizan
XY  Banana Yoshimoto
M   Toni Morrison
Z    Julie Zeh
IJ   Sor Juana Inez de la Cruz
D   Emily Dickinson
L   Jhumpa Lahiri
T    Amy Tan
U   Sigrid Undset
C   Agatha Christie
A   Jane Austen
S   Sappho

I’ve tried to mix early women author pioneers with contemporary authors, Western / white authors with authors of other ethnicities, and authors of literary fiction with authors of other genres (mysteries, fantasy, romance), nonfiction and poetry.  The result is still a bit more Western-centric than I’d have liked, but it’s the best compromise I’ve been able to come up with.

Now I’ll follow Awogfli’s example and put together my tentative reading list …

If anybody else is interested in joining, please do!  The more, the merrier.

 

 

Original post: ThemisAthena.booklikes.com/post/1632995/card-reveal-women-writers-bingo

 

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Addendum

Related Blog Posts:
Awogfli – Bookcroc: Autorinnen Challenge A – Z Literatur ist auch WEIBLICH
Awogfli – Bookcroc: Update Autorinnen Challenge A-Z – Literatur ist auch WEIBLICH
Themis-Athena:Card Reveal: Women Writers Bingo
Themis-Athena:
Women Writers Bingo: Tentative Reading List

Themis-Athena’s Women Writers Reading Challenges:
Women Writers Bingo
Women Writers Reading List
Around the World in 80 Books – Mostly by Female Authors
Diversity Bingo

6 thoughts on “REBLOG – Card Reveal: Women Writers Bingo

  1. Now I thought about this for a while because I don’t want to jump on too many challenges but it’s just too tempting XD I mean with mysteries and romances as favourite genres my reading is quite balanced with male and female writers but it’s also quite (white and) western and perhaps this inspires me to go beyond that.

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